About this series
Palgrave Studies in Chinese Management Research series is a showcase for in-depth research into Chinese management providing systematic knowledge on the fast growing Chinese economy and enterprises from the management perspective. Research efforts such as this are already forging ahead and have led to the creation of a scholarly community: the International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR). The series draws on the research and knowledge being created by this international community, seeking to address an audience of academics and practitioners interested in Chinese management. The series provides a platform for Chinese management researchers to exchange ideas and research; it will enable collaboration between management researchers in and outside of China; and push forward the development of management research in and about China. The purpose of this book series is not only to provide information on doing business in China, but also to create systematic knowledge on Chinese management, both on Chinese management of theory and on Chinese theory of management. It will cover reflective thoughts, theoretical contribution and empirical evidence becoming a reference point for systematic knowledge on Chinese management.