First published in 1999, this book explores the question of is the business organisation a result of efficiency or is it a result of a state-business organisation a result of a state-business interaction? This question being in the context of the Korean chaebol system and the Japanese Keiretsu system; this book explores the political and economic growth and then the following down fall of these systems occurred without rupturing either country’s state policy regarding the chaebol or the keiretsu.

chapter 1|16 pages


chapter 4|32 pages

The South Korean State and the Chaebol

chapter 5|35 pages

The Japanese State and the Keiretsu

chapter 6|20 pages

Reforming the Chaebol and the Keiretsu

chapter 7|8 pages