Chang Sea-jin

Peter Corbishley analyses two recent books on the subject of the company that epitomises Korea Inc.   Two recent books on Samsung Samsung v Sony In 2010 Tony Michell published his long awaited work on Samsung Electronics.1 Sea-Jin Chang wrote Sony v Samsung2 in 2008. The opposition between the two companies seems to be stimulated […]

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Sea-Jin Chang: Financial Crisis and Transformation of Korean Business Groups

by Philip Gowman 14 November 2006
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The Rise and Fall of Chaebols (Cambridge, 2003) A welcome and very detailed examination of the history and structure of the Korean business conglomerates. The strengths of this book are manifold. First and foremost is the wealth of evidence sourced from the Korea Information Service which provides some raw data for some hard conclusions. And […]

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