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Environmental issues in China

Liu, Jonathan; Viney, Howard and Holt, Diane (2004). Environmental issues in China. European Business Journal, 16(2) pp. 59–69.

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Abstract

Despite the imposition of significant regulatory requirements, the condition of China's environment is still in the balance. The demands of economic modernization are competing with, and often overriding, industry's attempts at greening. The cause appears to lie with a lack of congruence between social values, government action and the availability of the necessary resources to bring about change. This paper seeks to understand and identify the reasons for these gaps through a series of focus group discussions with Chinese manufacturing managers.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0955-808X
Keywords: Economic policy; Economic development; Environmental policy; Environmental protection; Sustainable development; China; Economic development -- Environmental aspects
Academic Unit/Department: Open University Business School
Item ID: 1898
Depositing User: Users 12 not found.
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:46
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/1898
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