Beyond Cronyism: In pursuit of deep trust in interpersonal relationships in China

Author(s):

Chris Rowley

 et al.

The rapid emergence of the Chinese consumer class is having profound effects on global trade. Many businesses in the West, faced with a downturn post the global financial crisis, have shifted considerable attention to China's growing middle and high net worth income upper class. The challenge for a Westerner doing business across such borders is to grapple with something often quite unfamiliar: coping and working through the vagaries of a relationships-oriented society.

This paper provides detailed discussion and guidance regarding relationship development in China, including cronyism and a typology of different styles of Chinese business relationships.

Updated: 03/10/2012
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Why do foreign banks stay in London?

Author(s):

Andrew Clare

Industry:
Banking

In recent light of the Independent Banking Commission's new report on reforming the banking sector, there is a new worry that some of the world's largest investment banks will leave London for countries that offer better incentives and benefits. However, a Cass research team has found that financial institutions may find there are different benefits to continuing operations in London.

Updated: 06/02/2013
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The geese still fly: China as number two in the world

As some of us in the West sit in the wreckage of the fallout of 'slash and burn' cuts resulting from the post-2008 financial sector induced mess, we may cast increasingly admiring glances to parts of Asia that weathered the economic storm so much better.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Views: 4,225

Research into long term care for the elderly

Rickayzen and Walsh (2002), built a multiple state model which can be used to project the number of disabled people in the UK over the next 35 years. By focusing on the population who are over age 65 and projected to have severe disabilities, we are able to estimate the future long term care (LTC) demand over the next three decades.

Updated: 19/10/2011
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Views: 4,490

Cass Knowledge video library: 2010-2011

Cass Knowledge video library 2010-2011

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Introduction to Cass research: video series

Cass academic research introduced by Cass academics - in short video format.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Cass Ethics with Lisa Cowan: humanitarian competition

Author(s):

Lisa Cowan

 et al.

In the seventh edition of Cass Ethics, Lisa Cowan Cass EMBA alumni introduces the Humanitarian Competition framework.

Updated: 21/10/2011
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Views: 5,356

The importance of women managers in Asia

An interview forms the basis of this report and will focus on the important topic of the growing importance of women managers in Asia.

Updated: 28/09/2011
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Flexible working and performance: summary of the evidence for a business case

Interest in the outcomes of flexible working arrangements dates from the mid 1970s, when researchers attempted to assess the impact of the introduction of flexitime on worker performance.

Updated: 19/10/2011
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Views: 5,745