By Carol M. Connell
Jardine Matheson & corporation is likely to be top identified via James Clavell's Taipan. The enterprise performed an immense function within the founding of Hong Kong, yet its progress within the twentieth century, via acquisition and divestiture, hasn't ever been effectively explored formerly. this isn't in basic terms the 1st learn of Jardine Matheson to systematically discover the commercial good judgment of its progress procedure; it's also one of the first experiences of the Hong Kong buying and selling as an adaptive surroundings according to exchange, fairness, and debt relationships that diminished enterprise hazard. figuring out the adventure of Jardine Matheson will end up useful to an individual who's desirous to research the teachings of variation and survival that marked not just the 1st interval of globalization, yet its present incarnation as well.
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