Asia Pacific Journal of Management

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 1–14 | Cite as

Management practices of Taiwanese firms: As compared to those of American and Japanese subsidiaries in Taiwan

  • Ryh-Song Yeh
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Abstract

The management practices of local Taiwanese firms were evaluated by Negandhi in 1973 as the least developed as compared to those of the American and Japanese subsidiaries. Since then, the local Taiwanese firms have undergone a phenomenal change. In comparison to the American and Japanese subsidiaries, the current management practices — organisational structure, decision making and human resource management of the local Taiwanese firms are a mixture of those of the American and Japanese subsidiaries. The local Taiwanese firms have adapted very well to the impact of the West (the United States) and the East (Japan) and contributed greatly to the economic prosperity of Taiwan.

Keywords

Japan United States Decision Making Resource Management Human Resource 

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© Faculty of Business Administration National University of Singapore 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryh-Song Yeh
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  1. 1.The Pennsylvania State UniversityUSA

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