Introduction: Diversity, Convergence and Opportunities Along the Belt and Road

Jawad Syed*, Yung Hsiang Ying

*Corresponding author for this work

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This chapter offers an overview of the book “China’s Belt and Road Initiative in a Global Context: A Business and Management Perspective” which comprises interdisciplinary chapters on BRI focusing on topics as diverse as macro-economy, business environment and strategy, cross-cultural management, human resource management, finance, trade, logistics and supply chain, history, and diplomacy. It also provides a discussion of socioeconomic, human capital and infrastructure diversity, convergence, and opportunities along the Belt and Road.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPalgrave Macmillan Asian Business Series
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages19
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

NamePalgrave Macmillan Asian Business Series
ISSN (Print)2661-8435
ISSN (Electronic)2661-8443


  • Human capital
  • Income convergence
  • Infrastructure
  • Socioeconomic diversity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Strategy and Management
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management


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