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Does Chinese traditional values matter in regulating China's company directors? Preliminary findings from surveys in Hong Kong

Lau, Alex & Young, Angus (2010) Does Chinese traditional values matter in regulating China's company directors? Preliminary findings from surveys in Hong Kong. In Corporate Law Teachers Association Conference 2010 : Educating Lawyers : Better Counsel and Better Managers of the Corporate Legal Framework, 7-9 February 2010, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Much has been said about Chinese corporate governance and the new laws on companies. While most literature focuses on either the political or the legal doctrinal issues, this paper argues that Chinese traditional values do matter in Chinese corporate governance. The object of this paper is to report on the preliminary findings of a project supported by the General Research Fund in Hong Kong (HK). Thus far the survey results from HK respondents support our hypothesis. As such, traditional Chinese values should be on the agenda of the next round of company law reforms in China.

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ID Code: 32326
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: This paper is an outline of the survey
Keywords: Corporate governance, Hong Kong, China, Confucian principles
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
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Alex Lau and Angus Young
Deposited On: 21 May 2010 08:01
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 01:26

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