Deng's Legacy: China On-Line

Published 08 Jan 1997
Reference 4697
Region Asia
Summary

Deng's legacy presents the history and context of telecommunications in China. Emphasis is given to the key public policy players, domestic and foreign operators, and foreign vendors. The case describes how the interaction of politics and business strategies shape the industry’s evolution.

Teaching objectives

The case is to be used, following China: Ripe for Reform or Revolution by the same author as an illustration of business conditions in a specific industrial sector. Participants are invited to make both a public policy analysis of the key players, their motivations, resources and strategies, as well as assess the competitive situation in the sector.

Keywords
  • Telecommunications
  • China
  • Politics
  • Public Policy
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Entry Strategy
  • Industrial Competition
  • Joint Ventures