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Wei, Yuwa
In marked contrast to other regimes that have, virtually overnight, abandoned state control of enterprises and espoused Western models of corporate governance, China has pursued a gradual transition suited to its own unique traditions, culture, and customs. Although this new corporate system is still evolving, it is clear that China is now ready for a nation-wide movement of corporatisation and reform. This title draws on the entire corpus of corporate governance theory, both East and West, and also on the experience of many countries since the 1930s, to develop a coherent model appropriate for China. In the process the author shows how various corporate mechanisms have been tentatively introduced into China's state-owned enterprises and how such experimentation has, piece by piece, provided a firm basis for a modern enterprise system. How to build an efficient and culturally appropriate governance system, both in law and in practice, on this foundation is the focus of this book. The analysis is notable for its insistence that, for a corporate governance system to work, the principles and practicalities of that system must be derived from customary cultural norms. Experience shows that imported models, although they may be enshrined in law, lead to economic stagnation unless actual practice is monitored and reformed and the laws change to reflect these necessary adjustments. Thus the model proposed here begins with the Company Law of 1994, and proceeds to show how practical experience is already providing valuable data for the task of improving the law. This process, by which law and business practice continue to "regulate" each other, is, in the author's view, the essential ingredient of a successful corporate system. The author's approach is fundamentally comparative. He discusses and analyses models that have either created globally powerful corporate economies or carried out reforms that have brought new insights to corporate development. In this connection he examines the law and experience of the UK, the USA, Germany, and Japan, as well as Chinese communities overseas and some former British Commonwealth countries.240pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2003, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 904119908X
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Inventory #14827
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 51.60 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Edited By Frigessi Di Rattalma,M. And Seatzu,F.
This concise volume analyzes the implementation rules applicable to insurance contracts covering risks in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Seven reports, each concentrating on one state, provide an overview of the current law, with particular attention to national practices and their theoretical aspecxts are not neglected.173pp.
Kluwer Law International, 2003, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041120548
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Inventory #15640
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 51.60 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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Jeffcoate, Robert
This book is aimed at new teachers and at teachers new to the teaching of English. Its main focus is the secondary classroom, but primary teachers too will find here much to interest them. Taking the National Curriculum in English as a starting point, but not necessarily the last word on the subject, Robert Jeffcoate looks at the theoretical issues involved in thinking about what English means, defining goals and planning the curriculum. He shows the how to go about developing a repertoire of skills in the different curriculum areas from drama teaching to teaching about the language. His suggestions are illustrated with detailed examples of classroom practice and with many quotations from pupils' own work. 245pp.
Routledge, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First British Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415053560
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Inventory #13998
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Three fold promotional card for 1982 exhibition.Small tear to base of card.Signed by Luciano, also includes short note in English from Luciano Guarnieri.
Galleria Antiquaria, 1982, , Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #26544
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Lynton, Norbert
N.B. Foredge of front D/J scratched. 118pp.
Mapin Publishing, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: As New. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780944142530
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Inventory #27375
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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