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Chinese Negotiating Styles: Japan’s Experience

By |2020-03-25T11:36:05-10:00August 20th, 1998|

CENTER OCCASIONAL PAPER ASIA-PACIFIC CENTER FOR SECURITY STUDIES HONOLULU, HAWAII DECEMBER 1998 Chinese Negotiating Styles: Japan's Experience Ambassador Kagechika Matano Executive Summary: The rise of China as a political and economic power in East Asia is creating more opportunities for cross-cultural negotiations between China and various governments and outside organizations. As the frequency of these negotiations grows, however, some are wondering if China has a particular negotiating style and, if so, what lessons can be learned from this style. In September, 1998, the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies held a conference designed to study Chinese negotiating behavior in the context of [...]

Financial Crisis in Korea: Implications for US-Korea Relations

By |2020-04-02T11:22:30-10:00May 1st, 1998|

CENTER OCCASIONAL PAPER ASIA-PACIFIC CENTER FOR SECURITY STUDIES HONOLULU, HAWAII MAY 1998 Executive Summary: 1998 represents the Year of the Tiger in more ways that one. South Korea, the largest of the economies hit severely by the economic crisis, is struggling to put its internal house in order and restore confidence. US political, security, and economic interests in a stable and prosperous Korea have been reaffirmed and strengthened throughout decades of a close, mutually beneficial alliance. However, the financial crisis has underscored the permeability of political, security, and economic "interests." Korean leadership is primarily responsible for managing the challenges facing its [...]