The Rapidly Transforming Chinese High-Technology Industry and Market

1st Edition

Institutions, Ingredients, Mechanisms and Modus Operandi

Print ISBN: 9781843344643
eBook ISBN: 9781780632216
Imprint: Chandos Publishing
Published Date: 31st July 2008
Page Count: 328
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A number of indicators point to rapid and extraordinary shifts in the Chinese high-technology landscape. This book places special emphasis on ulta-modern and crucial ICT industries in which Chinese players possess a competitive advantage. It analyzes how formal and informal institutions and associated feedback mechanisms have influenced the Chinese high-technology industry and market. Finally, the book deeply investigates the nature, sources and quality of key ingredients related to the Chinese high-technology industry and provides an insight into the status and locus of this industry.

Key Features

  • Draws on multiple theoretical lenses for studying the Chinese high technology industry and markets
  • Focuses on a range of technology industries
  • Special emphasis is placed on ultra-modern and crucial ICT industries in which Chinese players possess a competitive advantage


Students and academics in Asian studies

Table of Contents

Intellectual property rights issues in China’s high-technology industry; The Chinese e-business industry; Cyber-control in China; The Chinese government’s influence on the third-generation cellular standard: Motivators, enabling factors and mechanisms; Drivers of foreign multinationals’ research and development activities in China; Forces shaping the development of the Chinese technology workforce; The Chinese software industry: Structural shifts; Diffusion of open source software: Institutional and economic feedback; Drivers of broadband diffusion in China; The Chinese internet protocol television market; China’s nanotechnology prowess; Chinese technology enterprises in developing countries: Sources of strategic fit and institutional legitimacy; Internationalisation of firms in the Chinese cellular industry; Chinese high-technology firms’ outward-oriented mergers and acquisitions: A case study; Concluding remarks.


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…useful reading for both economic and political analysis., Journal of Contemporary Asia