Dear AIB Members,

Editors: Justin Paul, Associate Professor ([log in to unmask]) and Dr Jane Menzies ([log in to unmask]), Lecturer of International Business, Deakin University, Australia.

We are working with a leading US based publishing company to publish a research based book on BUSINESS IN ASIA and we would like to seek your contributions (about 6000 words per chapter). Recently, a lot of research has been devoted to the analysis of emerging opportunities in Asian markets/economies.  The Asian region offers an exciting and high growth opportunity for businesses, coupled with the fact that economic turmoil is currently being experienced in the European and US markets. This book provides an overview and different perspective on doing business in Asia. This book also takes a reverse focus by critically analysing the internationalization of Asian firms.

The book consists of three parts. The first part will serve as an introduction and will present the necessary background information pertaining to regime change and the peculiarities of  transition in Asian countries. The second part will contain in-depth country or region studies.  And the third part will provide  insights on internationalization of firms from Asia. We seek insightful chapters on the internationalization of firms from Asia.

The book is targeted to managers, educators, policy makers and students in International Business, International Management, and Public Administration programs, NGOs, international organizations, and general public who are interested in Business in Asia. 

If you are interested in contributing a chapter to this book, please provide us with the information requested below, via email by the 5th November, 2012. Thank you.

AUTHOR(S ) FULL NAME :

AFFILIATION:

CONTACT INFORMATION: (Phone and email address)

BRIEF BIO OF AUTHOR(S): (One paragraph description will do)

POTENTIAL TITLE OF BOOK CHAPTER:

ABSTRACT: 100-word abstract of the chapter

VALUE:

PUBLICATION SCHEDULE:

Book chapter proposals received: Nov 5th, 2012

Notification of accepted chapter proposals:  November 14th, 2012

Receipt of full book chapters: 20th February 2013

Chapter authors receive reviews with feedback:  March 31st, 2013

Final revisions due: April last week, 2013

Book release:  Last Quarter in 2013


Tentative chapter titles are given below. You may propose new chapters too.

PART 1 BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT IN ASIA - AN OVERVIEW

Chapter 1: Business Environment in ASIA (Intro, objectives of the book, overall broad context for business in Asia)

Chapter 2: ASEAN and any other relevant ASIAN regional context.

Chapter 3: Doing Business in Asia - Framework, Model and Strategies for Success  (This chapter develops a model of relevant factors for someone doing business in a country and the country chapters (Ch 4 to 12) addresses this model)

PART 2 - COUNTRY- SPECIFIC FACTORS, FRAMEWORK AND STRATEGIES FOR SUCCEEDING IN ASIA

Chapter 4: China

Chapter 5: India 

Chapter 6: Japan

Chapter 7: Indonesia

Chapter 8: Thailand

Chapter 9: South Korea

Chapter 10: Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam

Chapter 11: Philippines

Chapter 12: Sri Lanka/Bangladesh/Pakistan etc.

PART 3 INTERNATIONALIZATION /MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES OF ASIAN FIRMS PROCESS, PATTERN, PRACTICES AND STRATEGIES

Chapter 13:  Internationalization of Asian Firms- Case of Japanese & Korean multi-nationals

Chapter 14: Internationalization of Asian Firms- Case of Chinese Enterprises

Chapter 15: Internationalization of Asian Firms- Case of Indian Enterprises (or Multinationals)


Yours Sincerely,


Associate Professor Justin Paul & Dr Jane Menzies 


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