By Carol M. Connell
Jardine Matheson & corporation is likely to be most sensible identified via James Clavell's Taipan. The enterprise performed an immense position within the founding of Hong Kong, yet its development within the twentieth century, via acquisition and divestiture, hasn't ever been thoroughly explored earlier. this isn't purely the 1st examine of Jardine Matheson to systematically discover the economic common sense of its progress procedure; it's also one of the first reports of the Hong Kong buying and selling as an adaptive surroundings in keeping with alternate, fairness, and debt relationships that lowered enterprise chance. realizing the adventure of Jardine Matheson will end up beneficial to somebody who's desirous to research the teachings of version and survival that marked not just the 1st interval of globalization, yet its present incarnation as well.
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A Business in Risk: Jardine Matheson and the Hong Kong Trading Industry by Carol M. Connell