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Asia Future Shock: Business Crisis and Opportunity in the Coming Years Hardcover – 25 Oct 2007

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  • Hardcover: 200 pages
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2008 edition (25 Oct. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0230006779
  • ISBN-13: 978-0230006775
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.5 x 25.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
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Michael Backman 'really understands why business evolved the way that it did in Asia.' - The Economist
Michael Backman is 'a brilliant writer on regional business strategies.' - Australian Financial Review
'Backman's excellent and extensive case studies are aimed at pointing out the pitfalls to foreign investors.' - The Independent

'...a must-read volume for anyone who is interested in current and future international affairs, global economics and business, or indeed for anyone who reads beyond the sports pages of the daily papers.' - Business and Finance Ireland

About the Author

Michael Backman specialises in Asia's economies and Asian corporate practice. He is the author of the international bestseller Asian Eclipse: Exposing the Dark Side of Business in Asia named by The Economist as one of the finest non-fiction books published for the year. He is the author or co-author of four other books on Asian business and culture and has a long-running and widely-read Asian business column in the Melbourne Age newspaper. He has lived and worked in Asia, and is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars on Asia, both for companies and at public events. He is based in London when not travelling in Asia.
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5.0 out of 5 stars...seemingly broad-based, but nonetheless...a good brush about the impact of China, India...
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