The Digitization of Business in China

Exploring the Transformation from Manufacturing to a Digital Service Hub

  • Young-Chan Kim
  • Pi-Chi Chen

Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Asian Business Series book series (PAMABS)

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About this book


One of the first of its kind, this book examines the digitalization of Chinese businesses both theoretically and practically. Taking a fresh and unique approach, the authors seek to adopt individual theories for each empirical case explored and investigate the dramatic digital transformation that Chinese firms have undergone in recent years. With a particular focus on social networks, the authors observe and analyze the way that digitized applications can interlink with financial systems, developing new capabilities that help to yield competitive advantage. Covering both small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and globally orientated multinational enterprises (MNEs), this book is a valuable resource for those researching Asian business, or international business more generally, as well as innovation and technology management.


agriculture manufacturing domestic SME MNE customer-orientated services B2B

Editors and affiliations

  • Young-Chan Kim
    • 1
  • Pi-Chi Chen
    • 2
  1. 1.University of GreenwichLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.University of GreenwichLondonUnited Kingdom

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