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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 93–99.
Published: 01 February 2020
... have been little noted. For example, Samsung s manufacturing in Vietnam, while accounting for 5% 10% of manufacturing there and more than US$ 80 billion in exports, generates limited added value for Vietnam but contributes to a large trade deficit with Korea (as it requires importation of capital and...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 157–164.
Published: 01 February 2017
... schedule, productivity growth lagged, and an environmental disaster sparked vigorous dissent. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Vietnam drought state-owned enterprise TPP Samsung #ichoosefish IAN COXHEAD Vietnam in 2016 Transition and Trepidation ABSTRACT The 12th...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 21–33.
Published: 01 February 2020
... and a hem- orrhaging of Chinese support not just for his team (and purchases of their merchandise) but for the National Basketball Association (NBA). Earlier in the year, the firms Versace, Coach, Givenchy, ASICS, Samsung, Calvin Klein, Swarovski, and Fresh had all apologized after having been...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (6): 1044–1069.
Published: 01 December 2019
... (Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction, Hyundai Construction, and Samsung C&T). The bidding ended with a victory for the Korean compa- nies, which signed a US$ 40 billion contract with the UAE government for construction and operation of four nuclear reactors. But in the following years, Japanese...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (5): 911–936.
Published: 01 October 2019
... conservative civic groups to advertise her policies. In early 2016, these groups organized a signature campaign calling for the National Assembly to pass Park s liveli- hood bills. LG, Samsung, KT Corporation, and POSCO forced their employ- ees to participate in this campaign. Park signed the petition in...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (4): 607–629.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Korea are facing serious labor shortages, especially in skilled sectors. While plenty of Koreans are willing to work in the country s large firms, such as Samsung and LG, few consider working in SMEs, given their significantly lower wages and job security, less attractive working condi- tions, and low...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (4): 673–692.
Published: 01 August 2019
.... Recruiting Indian engineers to work at Korean firms headquarters is a powerful and perhaps necessary complement to the approach many firms (especially Samsung) have taken of recruiting Indian engineers in place, to work at research centers in India. Indeed, our study of Indian engineers indicates that some...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (4): 595–606.
Published: 01 August 2019
... and technical skills rather than the kind of social capital contributions expected of global talent employed in Korea s large firms such as Samsung and LG. The two papers nicely show the specific areas and modes of contribution that skilled labor migrants can bring to Korea. 13. Nora H. Kim...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (2): 223–245.
Published: 01 April 2019
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (5): 898–919.
Published: 01 October 2018
... such as Samsung, Hyundai, and LG. But this economic success laid the foundation for the growing power of the chaebols to influence government through the bribery and corruption of politicians and high-ranking bureaucrats who were willing recipients of this financial largesse. Bankrolling party...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (4): 635–659.
Published: 01 August 2018
... combined.34) Such government-sponsored economic research institutes have prolifer- ated since the early 1980s, and there are almost as many private economic research institutes, mostly established by chaebols. Samsung, one of the largest chaebols, established its institute in 1982. Emulating Samsung, other...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 February 2018
... governments with a single federal tax, and is emphasizing Industry 4.0 to promote smart manufacturing. The Korean government, Samsung, and chipmaker SK Hynix are pushing Industry 4.0 with investments in Artificial Intelligence, big data and virtual reality yet at the same time, concerned about high...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 103–110.
Published: 01 February 2017
... highest since the financial crisis of the late 1990s.5 However, the bigger story has to do with struggling heavy industry. It has formed the backbone of Korea s economic rise since the 1970s, but the top three firms Hyundai Heavy Industries, Samsung Heavy Industries, and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine...
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Asian Survey (2017) 57 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 February 2017
...-generation heir apparent in the Samsung conglomerate. This places national decision-making into a state of paralysis for an indefi- nitely protracted period: the court must reach a verdict within 180 days, and if positive, an election must follow in another 60 days (the court has been proceeding...
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Asian Survey (2016) 56 (4): 676–706.
Published: 01 August 2016
... beginning of the twenty-first century, however, the storyline of South Korean economic growth had experienced a major shift. When one of the co-authors of this paper interviewed Sony executives in 1985 about the potential competitiveness of the newly founded Samsung Electronics, the Japanese executives were...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (4): 665–690.
Published: 01 August 2015
...), while prospective pocketbook (socio-tropic) indicates evaluation based on the expectation of the future economy with respect to personal financial difficulty (the economy as a whole). The Samsung Economic Research Institute (SERI) has assembled the CSI from telephone interviews (N ¼ 1,000), based on a...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (4): 793–821.
Published: 01 August 2015
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Asian Survey (2012) 52 (3): 571–594.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Samsung, a major Korean electronics manufacturer, established its own TFT-LCD manufacturing system, some of its human resource managers visited Japan frequently. They secretly contacted Japanese technical personnel in major Japanese firms, establishing temporary employment contracts for them without...
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Asian Survey (2011) 51 (5): 876–898.
Published: 01 October 2011
... proliferated. Indeed, there has been a shift from tariff barriers to NTBs.1 SANG MIN LEE is Associate Professor of Sociology at Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, and former Research Fellow at the Samsung Economic Research Institute (SERI). He wishes to thank Bryan Roberts, Arthur Sakamoto, Peter Ward, Robert...
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Asian Survey (2010) 50 (3): 449–473.
Published: 01 May 2010