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
33 Pages Posted: 6 Sep 2008 Last revised: 10 Feb 2009
Date Written: 2006
Drawing on the works of Whitley and others, this paper presents a model for analyzing national business systems, or varieties of capitalism. It uses this model to present an analysis of the Chinese state-owned enterprise system.
Keywords: comparative business systems, varieties of capitalism, China, state-owned enterprises, institutions, culture, comparative management
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