This is the second edition of 100 Years of Li & Fung: Rise from Family Business to Multinational (2006). In this new edition, the author recounts the success story of Li & Fung Limited in the context of the social, political, and economic changes that have shaped Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland over the past century. The author also analyzes the future challenges and the plans that Li & Fung has mapped out for the China market.
(1) Recounts the success story of Li & Fung Limited in the context of the social, political, and economic changes that have shaped Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland over the past century
(2) Includes Li &Fung s new strategies and major business activities since 2006, such as the two-pronged acquisition strategy, becoming the sourcing agent for Wal-Mart, and privatizing Integrated Distribution Services (IDS)
(3) Analyzes the future challenges and the plans that Li & Fung has mapped out for the China market
(4) Includes a chronology of corporate events updated to May 2011.
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Feng Bang-yan is the dean of College of Economics, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China. He is also the director of the university's Institute on Hong Kong/Macau Economy. Professor Feng has researched and published extensively on Hong Kong's economy, business groups, and economic history. His major works include British Conglomerates in Hong Kong 1841 1996, Chinese Conglomerates in Hong Kong 1841 1997, A Treatise on Macau, Hong Kong's Property Sector in the Past Century, and Hong Kong's Financial Sector in the Past Century. He has also published over 100 articles in various academic journals.Review:
''Li & Fung is an outstanding enterprise with strong management expertise . . . This book goes well beyond the history of Li & Fung. I recommend it to anyone seeking a deeper understanding of a real business model and of an important facet of Hong Kong s economic development.''
--Sir John Bond, former Chairman of HSBC Holdings
''The Li & Fung Group is highly reputed as a pioneer in global trade. It has responded well to economic globalization and the fast-changing needs of the market by transforming itself from a traditional trade intermediary into a global supply chain manager through continuous reforms and innovation.'' --Wu Jing-lian, Professor of Economics, CASS and CEIBS.
''Li & Fung has evolved from a Guangzhou export family firm of the early 20th century to a world-renowned multinational company of the 21st century.'' --Professor Lawrence J. Lau, Chairman, China Investment Corporation International (Hong Kong) Co., Limited
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Book Description Cengage Learning Asia, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M9814392197
Book Description Cengage Learning Asia, 2011. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 2nd edition. 438 pages. 9.30x7.60x1.30 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 9814392197