Dr Robert Taylor

Associate Researcher
+44 (0)114 222 8429
Areas of Expertise
  • Chinese business and management
  • Foreign investment in China
  • Chinese foreign policy

1989 MBA (Business Administration), Warwick; 1974 PhD, London; 1967 MSc (Politics with reference to China), SOAS; 1963 BA (Modern Chinese), SOAS.

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Selected publications

  • Education and University Enrolment Policies in China, 1949-1971 (Canberra: Australian National University Press, 1973)
  • China's Intellectual Dilemma (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press., 1981.)
  • The Sino-Japanese Axis (London: Athlone, 1985)
  • China, Japan and the European Community (London: Athlone, 1990)
  • Greater China and Japan (London: Routledge,1996)
  • 'China's Macroeconomic Reforms and the Japanese Model: Implications for Japanese Companies,' pp157-71 in S.Dzever and J.Jaussaud (ed), Perspectives on Economic Integration and Business Strategy in the East Asian Region (London: Macmillan Press, 1997).
  • 'China's Emerging Markets: Investment Strategies of Taiwan's,Companies' pp. 131-50 in S.Dzever and J,Jaussaud (ed) China and India: Economic Performance and Business Strategies of Firms in the Mid-1990s ( London : Macmillan Press.1999)
  • 'Sino-Japanese Economic Cooperation since 1978', pp71-91, in P.Drysdale and Dong Dong Zhang (ed) Japan and China: Rivalry or Cooperation in East Asia. ( Canberra: Asia-Pacific Press at the Australian National University, 2000)
  • 'Globalisation Strategies of Chinese Companies: Current Developments and Future Prospects,' Asian Business and Management, 1,2(2002):209-225.
  • 'China's Consumer Revolution: Distribution Reform, Foreign Investment and the Impact of the WTO,' Asian Business and Management, 2,2, (2003) 187-204.
  • 'China's Human Resource Management Strategies: The Role of Enterprise and Government,' Asian Business and Management, 4,4 (2005) 5-21.