Implementation of Changes in Chinese Organizations - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781843343523, 9781780632353

Implementation of Changes in Chinese Organizations

1st Edition

Groping a Way Through the Darkness

Editors: Ruth Alas
eBook ISBN: 9781780632353
Hardcover ISBN: 9781843343523
Imprint: Chandos Publishing
Published Date: 30th March 2009
Page Count: 200
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Table of Contents

Organizational changes in Chinese companies: The triangular model for dealing with organizational change; Chinese institutional context; Types of change in Chinese organizations; The process of implementation of change; Readiness to change; Ethnics and corporate social responsibility during changes; Chinese cases: Introduction to the case studies; Implication for managers.


There are no commonly accepted theories of change that have been developed for China or countries in transition. This book is an attempt to bridge that gap and provide a model which takes into account the specifics of organizational changes in Chinese organizations. It looks at various aspects of change implementation in Chinese organizations, including the types, the process, the readiness to change, and ethical issues.

Key Features

  • Theoretical framework is created for analysing changes in China
  • Information is provided about types of changes in Chinese organizations
  • Process of implementation of change in Chinese organizations is analysed


Students and academics in Asian studies


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About the Editors

Ruth Alas Editor

Professor Ruth Alas, PhD, is the Chair of Management and Pro-Rector for Scientific Affairs at the Estonian Business School. She has written twenty books and more than 100 articles on change management, organizational learning, human resource management and strategic management.

Affiliations and Expertise

Estonian Business School, Estonia