China's rapid industrialization and its sustainability discontents: Understanding the strategic implications for business
Graduate studies at Western
|Abstract||Despite the attention given to China’s rising importance in the international marketplace, I argue that corresponding attention has not been given to the sustainability dimensions—the social and environmental dimensions of this economic development trajectory. Specifically, what type of business strategy can and will best serve the economic, environmental, and social needs of China, and what role, if any, can the private sector play to facilitate the development of such a strategy? In exploring this question, I first examine the evolving relationship between business and sustainable development. I then outline the sustainability challenge within the regional context in the Asia-Pacific region. Finally, I analyze sustainability challenges posed by China’s rise in the global economy and assess the impacts of these challenges on current and future business strategies|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
|External links||This entry has no external links. Add one.|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Sungchul Choi & Alex Ng (2011). Environmental and Economic Dimensions of Sustainability and Price Effects on Consumer Responses. Journal of Business Ethics 104 (2):269-282.
David A. Krueger (2009). Ethical Reflections on the Opportunities and Challenges for International Business in China. Journal of Business Ethics 89 (2):145 - 156.
Tony Fang, Caroline Gunterberg & Emma Larsson (2010). Sourcing in an Increasingly Expensive China: Four Swedish Cases. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 97 (1):119 - 138.
Lu Xiaohe (1997). Business Ethics in China. Journal of Business Ethics 16 (14):1509-1518.
Tobias Hahn & Frank Figge (2011). Beyond the Bounded Instrumentality in Current Corporate Sustainability Research: Toward an Inclusive Notion of Profitability. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 104 (3):325-345.
Po Keung Ip (2009). The Challenge of Developing a Business Ethics in China. Journal of Business Ethics 88 (1):211 - 224.
Uma Balakrishnan, Tim Duvall & Patrick Primeaux (2003). Rewriting the Bases of Capitalism: Reflexive Modernity and Ecological Sustainability as the Foundations of a New Normative Framework. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 47 (4):299 - 314.
Ingo Pies & Markus Beckmann, Sustainability by Corporate Citizenship - the Moral Dimension of Sustainability.
Frank C. Krysiak (2009). Risk Management as a Tool for Sustainability. Journal of Business Ethics 85 (3):483 - 492.
Jacob Park (2007). China's Rapid Industrialization and its Sustainability Discontents. International Corporate Responsibility Series 3:365-375.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2009-01-28
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?