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China crisis? In the Confucian tradition, take a longer view

Strategic Direction

ISSN: 0258-0543

Article publication date: 21 March 2008




The purpose of this paper is to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoints practical implications from cutting‐edge research and case studies.


This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.


If popular management theorists are to be believed westerners can be characterized by a focus on the short‐term while the Chinese approach time from quite a different tradition; as befits an ancient society, they take the long view.

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Provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world's leading organizations.


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(2008), "China crisis? In the Confucian tradition, take a longer view", Strategic Direction, Vol. 24 No. 4, pp. 14-16.



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