Description du cours

Intitulé de l'Unité d'Enseignement

European Management in a globalized World

Code de l'Unité d'Enseignement


Année académique

2020 - 2021



Nombre de crédits


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Langue d'enseignement


Enseignant responsable

Lecoyer Jean-Claude

Objectifs et contribution de l'Unité d'Enseignement au programme

European and Chinese models
This part of the course will consider how the management of the Chinese economy differs from those of the West or developed world. The objective will be to understand key differences between the Chinese and other economic or business models, and the challenges that these represent to both sides in the interacton between Europe and China. The development of China as a specific model will be set in the historical and global economic context. Students will learn the fundamental aspects of the Chinese economic system at the macro, institutional and company level and contrasting models of how they work

Prérequis et corequis

European and Chinese models
Good basic knowledge of economics, business, and political developments and concepts. Good knowledge of global current events.

Description du contenu

European and Chinese models
1. Culture and history : Europe and China
Historic divergences of China and « the West » and their current impacts. Development of ideas on managing economies and enterprises.
2. The Chinese economy : the state, the market and enterprises
The current Chinese economic system, the role of the state and markets in management of the economy and enterprises.
3. The global economy, globalisation, China and Europe : trade and investment
China’s impact in the global economy with competing models of management and governance. Challenges to management and governance in Europe and China.
4. Divergences and convergences : Current and future challenges in a globalized world.
Current debates in Europe and China : are systems diverging or converging ? The end of globalization as a model ?

Méthodes pédagogiques

European and Chinese models
Combination of lectures and interactive learning, based on required readings and extensive lecture notes.

Mode d'évaluation

European and Chinese models
Assessment will be by ongoing class participation, a group-work paper and presentation

Références bibliographiques

European and Chinese models
World Bank, IMF, Asian Development Bank, etc, data and reports.
An Analysis of State-owned Enterprises and State Capitalism in China, Andrew Szamosszegi and Cole Kyle, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. 2011.
China’s Industrial Policymaking Process, Nathaniel Ahrens, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, 2013.
A Chinese Approach to Management, Thomas Hout and David Michael, Harvard Business Review, 2014.
Culture and Management In China, John Child and Malcolm Warner, The Judge Institute of Management ,University of Cambridge, 2003.
Riding the Waves of Culture : Understanding Cultural Diversity in Business, Fons Trompenaars and Charles Hampden-Turner, Nicholas Brearly Publishing, 1997.
Mastering the Infinite Game: How East Asian Values are Transforming Business Practices, Charles Hampden-Turner and Fons Trompenaars, Capstone, 1997.
Sino-Capitalism: China’s Reemergence and the International Political Economy, Christopher A. McNally, World Politics 64, no. 4 (October 2012), 741–76.
Understanding China’s Politics, Economic Policy Makers, and Policy Making Under Xi Jinping, Zhang Dong Dong, Treasury Paper, The Treasury, Australian Government, 2017.