By Carol M. Connell
Jardine Matheson & corporation is likely to be top identified via James Clavell's Taipan. The enterprise performed a huge position within the founding of Hong Kong, yet its development within the twentieth century, via acquisition and divestiture, hasn't ever been appropriately explored in the past. this isn't basically the 1st examine of Jardine Matheson to systematically discover the commercial common sense of its development method; it's also one of the first reviews of the Hong Kong buying and selling as an adaptive surroundings in response to alternate, fairness, and debt relationships that lowered company threat. figuring out the event of Jardine Matheson will end up precious to somebody who's desirous to examine the teachings of variation and survival that marked not just the 1st interval of globalization, yet its present incarnation as well.
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