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Evolution of Tiger Management, The: Korean companies in global competition

Hemmert, Martin (Korea University, South Korea)

978 1 138 03925 4
List price(s):
160.00 USD
95.00 GBP

Publication date:
9 October 2017

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The second edition of the highly successful Tiger Management is the definitive guide into Korean management. The book explains the origins, development and effectiveness of Korean management, the challenges which Korean firms currently face, and discusses their ongoing efforts to overhaul their management practices in order to sustain their strong global competitiveness. The updated edition provides up-to-date information on Korean venture firms and start-ups, and discusses in detail how the management practices of Korean firms have changed and evolved over time in the recent years. It includes an extended discussion on what non-Korean firms can learn by differentiating between emerging market and developed market firms, and the way forward for Korean firms in the 21st century.

Table of contents: 

Part I: Introduction1. Tiger Management: The growth and competitiveness of Korean firms Part II: The Rise of Korean Companies and Tiger Management2. The Seeds of Tiger Management: Foundations of Korean capitalism3. Rising Tigers: The early growth stages4. Globalizing Tigers: Korean companies entering the world markets5. Struggling Tigers: The Asian financial crisis6. Revitalized Tigers: Korean companies in the twenty-first century Part III: Cornerstones of Tiger Management7. Tiger Strategy: How Korean companies compete 8. Tiger Leadership: How Korean executives lead their companies9. Recruiting, Training and Rewarding Tiger Employees: Korean style human resource management Part IV: The present and future of Tiger Management10. Tiger Management in the World: Meeting the challenge of globalization11. Dynamic Korea: Domestic challenges for tiger management12. Learning from Korea: How non-Korean firms may introduce tiger management 13. Sustaining and Advancing Tiger Management: Future challenges and directions for Korean firms


Martin Hemmert is Professor of International Business at Korea University Business School in Seoul. Previously, he has held teaching or research positions at the University of Cologne, University of Duisburg-Essen, Hitotsubashi University, DIJ Tokyo, and the National University of Singapore. He has published six books and numerous articles in peer reviewed international journals. His current research interests include the management of Korean firms and international comparative research on technology alliances.




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