By Carol M. Connell
Jardine Matheson & corporation might be top recognized via James Clavell's Taipan. The enterprise performed a tremendous position within the founding of Hong Kong, yet its development within the twentieth century, via acquisition and divestiture, hasn't ever been properly explored in the past. this isn't merely the 1st research of Jardine Matheson to systematically discover the commercial good judgment of its progress procedure; it's also one of the first reports of the Hong Kong buying and selling as an adaptive environment in response to alternate, fairness, and debt relationships that decreased enterprise possibility. knowing the adventure of Jardine Matheson will turn out necessary to a person who's desirous to examine the teachings of version and survival that marked not just the 1st interval of globalization, yet its present incarnation as well.
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