Michael A. Witt

INSEAD

1 Ayer Rajah Avenue

Singapore, 138676

Singapore

http://faculty.insead.edu/michael-witt/research

Harvard University, Reischauer Institute

1730 Cambridge Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

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Mapping the Business Systems of 61 Major Economies: A Taxonomy and Implications for Varieties of Capitalism and Business Systems Research

Socio-Economic Review, 16(1), 5-38, 2018
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2018
INSEAD, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), University of Edinburgh Business School, INSEAD Abu Dhabi Campus, European University Institute and University of London - School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
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Varieties of Capitalism, Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, South America

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Asian Business Systems: Institutional Comparison, Clusters, and Implications for Varieties of Capitalism and Business Systems Theory

Witt, Michael A., & Gordon Redding (2013). Asian Business Systems: Institutional Comparison, Clusters, and Implications for Varieties of Capitalism and Business Systems Theory. Socio-Economic Review, 11, 2, 265-300.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2017
Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding
INSEAD and INSEAD
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Asia, capitalism, varieties of, social capital, culture, China, Japan

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China: What Variety of Capitalism?

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2010/88/EPS
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 23 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2016
Michael A. Witt
INSEAD
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China, Varieties of Capitalism, Institutions

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China: Authoritarian Capitalism

Witt, Michael A., & Gordon Redding (2014). China: Authoritarian Capitalism. In Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems, 11-32. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2015
Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding
INSEAD and INSEAD
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China, Asia, business systems, varieties of capitalism, authoritarian capitalism, institutional change, informality, multiplexity

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Culture and the Business Systems of Asia

Redding, Gordon, Michael Bond, & Michael A. Witt (2014). The Role of Culture in Asian Business Systems. In Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems, 358-382. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2015
Gordon Redding, Michael Harris Bond and Michael A. Witt
INSEAD, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and INSEAD
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culture, Asia, business systems, varieties of capitalism, institutions, socioeconomics, values, social axioms, rationale

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Japan: Coordinated Capitalism between Institutional Change and Structural Inertia

Witt, Michael A. (2014). Japan: Coordinated Capitalism Between Institutional Change and Structural Inertia. In Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems, 100-122. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2015
Michael A. Witt
INSEAD
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Japan, Asia, Business Systems, Varieties of Capitalism, Institutions, Institutional Change, Informality

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China's Business System and its Future Trajectory

Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 381-399, September 2009
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2009
Gordon Redding and Michael A. Witt
INSEAD and INSEAD
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China, varieties of capitalism, comparative business systems, development, innovation, efficiency, convergence, hybridization

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Outward Foreign Direct Investment as Escape Response to Home Country Institutional Constraints

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 579-594, 2007
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2018
Michael A. Witt and Arie Y. Lewin
INSEAD and Duke University - Fuqua School of Business
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outward foreign direct investment, institutional change, varieties of capitalism, comparative business systems, FDI

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Culture, Meaning, and Institutions: Executive Rationale in Germany and Japan

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 40, No. 5, pp. 859-885
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 06 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2017
Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding
INSEAD and INSEAD
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rationale, culture, values, norms, institutions, varieties of capitalism, comparative business systems, Germany, Japan

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South Korea: Plutocratic State-Led Capitalism Reconfiguring

Witt, Michael A. (2014). South Korea: Plutocratic State-Led Capitalism Reconfiguring. In Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems, 216-237. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2015
Michael A. Witt
INSEAD
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South Korea, Asia, Business Systems, Varieties of Capitalism, Institutions, Business Groups, Chaebol, State, Structural Inertia, Institutional Change

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The Role of the State in Asian Business Systems

Carney, Richard W., & Michael A. Witt (2014). The Role of the State in Asian Business Systems. In Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems, 538-560. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2015
Richard W. Carney and Michael A. Witt
China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and INSEAD
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Government, State, Asia, Business Systems, Varieties of Capitalism, Institutions, Comparative Political Economy

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Bibliography of Research on the Regional Ethnic Chinese of East Asia in Business

Number of pages: 155 Posted: 06 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2008
Gordon Redding and Michael A. Witt
INSEAD and INSEAD
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Regional Ethnic Chinese, Overseas Chinese

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Crossvergence 10 Years On: Impact and Further Potential

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 47-52
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2017
Michael A. Witt
INSEAD
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crossvergence, culture, ideology, change, coevolution, comparative business systems

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The Spirits of Corporate Social Responsibility: Senior Executive Perceptions of the Role of the Firm in Society in Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, and the United States

Socio-Economic Review, 10(1), 109-134
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2017
Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding
INSEAD and INSEAD
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corporate social responsibility, culture, corporate governance

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Post-Transition China

CHINA'S CHANGING WORKPLACE, Peter Sheldon, Sunghoon Kim, Yiqiong Li, and Malcolm Warner, eds., London: Routledge, Forthcoming, INSEAD Working Paper No. 2010/25/EPS/EFE
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Apr 2010
Gordon Redding and Michael A. Witt
INSEAD and INSEAD
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China, State-owned Enterprise, Private Enterprise, Local Corporates, Economic Development, Varieties of Capitalism, Comparative Business Systems, Complex Adaptive Systems

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Varieties of Capitalism and Institutional Comparative Advantage: A Test and Reinterpretation

Journal of International Business Studies, volume 47, issue 7, pp. 778-806, 2016
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 May 2016 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2016
Michael A. Witt and Gregory Jackson
INSEAD and Freie Universität Berlin
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Varieties of Capitalism, Economic Sociology, Comparative Advantage, Institutional Context, Fuzzy Set Methods

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The 'Tray of Loose Sand': A Thick Description of the State-Owned Enterprise Sector of China Seen as a Business System

Asian Business & Management, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 87-112, 2006
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2009
Gordon Redding and Michael A. Witt
INSEAD and INSEAD
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comparative business systems, varieties of capitalism, China, state-owned enterprises, institutions, culture, comparative management

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Changing Japanese Capitalism: Societal Coordination and Institutional Adjustment

Michael A. Witt, CHANGING JAPANESE CAPITALISM: SOCIETAL COORDINATION AND INSTITUTIONAL ADJUSTMENT, Cambridge University Press, 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2009
Michael A. Witt
INSEAD
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institutional change, social networks, varieties of capitalism, comparative business system, coevolution, institutions, convergence, globalization, social networks, intra-industry loops, keiretsu, R&D cooperatives, R&D consortia, Japan, Germany, United States of America

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Institutions and Corporate Social Responsibility

INSEAD Working Paper No. 2018/13/STR
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2018
Michael A. Witt and Christof Miska
INSEAD and WU Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, Institutions

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Management in Southeast Asia: A Business Systems Perspective

Witt, Michael A. (2019). Management in Southeast Asia: A Business Systems Perspective. In Robert Grosse and Klaus Meyer (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Management in Emerging Markets, pp. 821-841. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press., INSEAD Working Paper No. 2019/17/STR
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2019
Michael A. Witt
INSEAD
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National Business Systems, Varieties of Capitalism, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand

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Foundations of Responsible Leadership: Asian versus Western Executive Responsibility Orientations Toward Key Stakeholders

Witt, Michael A., & Günter K. Stahl (2016). Foundations of Responsible Leadership: Asian versus Western Assumptions about Key Stakeholders of the Firm. Journal of Business Ethics, 136, 3, 623-638.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2016
Michael A. Witt and Günter K. Stahl
INSEAD and Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna)
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Business systems, culture, institutions, responsible leadership, varieties of capitalism

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De-Globalization: Theories, Predictions, and Opportunities for International Business Research

Journal of International Business Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Apr 2019
Michael A. Witt
INSEAD
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globalization; internationalization theory; international relations and political science; political backlash; global institutions; trade blocs; political strategies; global supply chain strategies; institutional context

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The Future of Chinese Capitalism: Choices and Chances

Gordon Redding and Michael A. Witt, THE FUTURE OF CHINESE CAPITALISM: CHOICES AND CHANCES, Oxford University Press, 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2016
Gordon Redding and Michael A. Witt
INSEAD and INSEAD
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China, varieties of capitalism, comparative business systems, institutional comparative advantage

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Good Things Take Time? Dynamics of Institutional Adjustment Processes and Their Economic Impact (Gut Ding Will Weile Haben? - Dynamik Institutioneller Anpassungsprozesse Und Ihre Wirtschaftlichen Auswirkungen)

Wirtschaftspolitische Blätter, Vol. 54, No. 2, pp. 279-291, 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2008
Michael A. Witt
INSEAD
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institutional change, varieties of capitalism, comparative business systems, economic performance

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Advancing Indigenous Management Theory: Executive Rationale as an Institutional Logic

Management and Organization Review, 11, 2, 179-203
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2015
Gordon Redding and Michael A. Witt
INSEAD and INSEAD
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China, indigenous management theory, executive rationale, institutional logics, shareholder value, stakeholder value

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Configurations of Capacity for Change in Entrepreneurial Threshold Firms: Imprinting and Strategic Choice Perspectives

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 52, Issue 4, pp. 506-530, 2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Apr 2015
Old Dominion University, University of Melbourne, Lund University - School of Economics and Management, University of Erfurt, INSEAD, University of Bocconi - Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management, University of Valladolid - Department of Financial Economics and Accounting, University of Southampton, University of New Brunswick - Fredericton, Kuwait University, Durham University, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) and Gannon University
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fuzzy set analysis, imprinting theory, IPO firms, organizational capacity for change, strategic choice theory