QUT ePrints

Corporate governance for Hong Kong : conceptualizing an 'Asianized' framework

Young, Angus (2006) Corporate governance for Hong Kong : conceptualizing an 'Asianized' framework. In 1st World Business Ethics Forum : Does East meet West?, 1-3 November 2006, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong. (Unpublished)

View at publisher

Abstract

Hong Kong is a thriving cosmopolitan business capital in Asia where much of its values are shaped by both pragmatism and its Chinese heritage. Against this backdrop, Hong Kong's corporate law and governance principles are mostly British, much of which remains quite alien to the local business community. Like may other countries, Hong Kong is obligated by international markets to embrace these requirements. Yet many business operators lack even the understanding of basic company law and governance expectations, partly because the provisions are incompatible with their values and corporate cultures. The paper will argue that Confucian philosophies should be the basis for developing a corporate governance framework for Hong Kong, given that Confucius; doctrines are already entrenched in the island's traditions and identity.

Impact and interest:

Citation countsare sourced monthly from Scopus and Web of Science® citation databases.

These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.

Citations counts from the Google Scholar™ indexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.

ID Code: 32300
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Hong Kong, Corporate governance, Regulatory reform, Confucius, Ethics
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Corporations and Associations Law (180109)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
Deposited On: 20 May 2010 10:52
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2011 23:58

Export: EndNote | Dublin Core | BibTeX

Repository Staff Only: item control page