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Research

Research Theme and Publications

My area of research is International Business. In particular, I explore institutional differences across countries and their impact on organizational structures and outcomes.

My geographic areas of specialization are Asia (esp. China, Japan, and South Korea) and Western Europe.

Keywords: international business, institutions, varieties of capitalism, institutions and institutional change, China, Japan, South Korea, Asia, Western Europe

Google Scholar Profile: http://scholar.google.com.sg/citations?user=SGk6OYkAAAAJ

ResearchGate Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Michael_Witt/contributions?ev=prf_act

SSRN Author Page: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=865593

 

Summary Statistics

  • Citations: SSCI, journal articles only: 506; SSCI, articles & citations from SSCI journals to books and book chapters: 671 (as of 12 Sep 2018)
  • Impact Points: 58.433 (2017 SSCI Index)
  • ABS Categories of Journal Articles: 5x4*, 3x4, 6x3, 1x2

 

Refereed Academic Books


Non-Refereed Academic Books and Textbooks

  • Hasegawa, Harukiyo, & Michael A. Witt (Eds.) (forthcoming). Asian Business and Management: Theory, Practice and Perspectives (3rd Ed.). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Witt, Michael A. (Ed.) (2012).  Asian Business and Management. Eight-volume set in the SAGE Library in Business and Management, with a Foreword by Ronald P. Dore. London: SAGE.


Journal Articles


Book Chapters

  • Witt, Michael A. (forthcoming). The Business Systems of China. In Harukiyo Hasegawa & Michael A. Witt (Eds.), Asian Business and Management: Theory, Practice and Perspectives (3rd Ed.). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Witt, Michael A. (forthcoming). The Business System of Japan. In Harukiyo Hasegawa & Michael A. Witt (Eds.), Asian Business and Management: Theory, Practice and Perspectives (3rd Ed.). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Witt, Michael A., & Christof Miska (forthcoming). Institutions and Corporate Social Responsibility. In Abagail McWilliams, Deborah Rupp, Donald Siegel, Günter K. Stahl, & David Waldman (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook Corporate Social Responsibility: Psychological and Organizational Perspectives. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. 
  • Witt, Michael A. (forthcoming 2018).  Asian Business Systems. In Christian May & Andreas Nölke (Eds.), Handbook of the International Political Economy of the Corporation. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2018). Management in Southeast Asia: A Business Systems Perspective. In Robert Grosse and Klaus Meyer (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook on Management in Emerging Markets. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. 
  • Witt, Michael A. (2016). The Road ahead for China: Implications from South Korea's Experience. In Arie Y. Lewin, Martin Kenney, and J. Peter Murmann (Eds.), China's Innovation Challenge: Overcoming the Middle Income Trap, 87-107. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. 
  • Witt, Michael A. (2014). The Business System of Japan. In Harukiyo Hasegawa & Carlos Noronha (Eds.), Asian Business & Management: Theory, Practice and Perspectives (2nd Ed.), 161-178. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2014). Japan: Coordinated Capitalism Between Institutional Change and Structural Inertia. In Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems, 100-122. Oxford, UK:  Oxford University Press.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2014). South Korea: Plutocratic State-Led Capitalism Reconfiguring. In Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems, 216-237. Oxford, UK:  Oxford University Press.
  • Witt, Michael A., & Gordon Redding (2014). China: Authoritarian Capitalism. In Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems, 11-32. Oxford, UK:Oxford University Press.
  • Witt, Michael A. & Gordon Redding (2014). Asian Business Systems: Implications and Perspectives for Research on Comparative Business Systems. In Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems, 667-697Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Witt, Michael A., & Gordon Redding (2014). Introduction. In Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems, 1-8. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Redding, Gordon, & Michael A. Witt (2014). Implications for Business Practice. In Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems, 698-711. Oxford, UK:  Oxford University Press.
  • Redding, Gordon, Michael Bond, & Michael A. Witt (2014). The Role of Culture in Asian Business Systems. In Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems, 358-382. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. 
  • Carney, Richard W., & Michael A. Witt (2014). The Role of the State in Asian Business Systems. In Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems, 538-560. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. 
  • Witt, Michael A. (2013). Asian Business Systems in Transition. In Malcolm Warner (Ed.), Managing Across Diverse Cultures in East Asia: Issues and Challenges in a Changing Globalized World, 183-195. London: Routledge.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2012). Introduction. In Michael A. Witt (Ed.), Asian Business and Management. London: SAGE.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2012). Corporate Governance and Initial Public Offerings in Singapore. In Alessandro Zattoni and William Judge (Eds.), Corporate Governance and Initial Public Offerings: An International Perspective, 378-396. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Redding, Gordon, & Michael A. Witt (2011). Chinese Business Systems and the Challenges of Transition. In Peter Sheldon, Sunghoon Kim, Yiqiong Li, and Malcolm Warner (Eds.), China's Changing Workplace:  Dynamism, Diversity and Disparity 34-50. London: Routledge. 
  • Witt, Michael A. (2009). Management in Japan. In Harukiyo Hasegawa & Carlos Noronha (Eds.), Asian Business & Management:  Theory, Practice and Perspectives, 176-196. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.


Refereed Conference Proceedings


Book Reviews


Editorials


Other Published and Unpublished Academic Work

  • Redding, Gordon, & Michael A. Witt (Eds.) (2005). Bibliography of Research on the Regional Ethnic Chinese of East Asia in Business.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2001). City Banks. In Allan Bird (Ed.) (2001),Encyclopedia of Japanese Business and Management (pp. 70-72). London: Routledge.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2001). Research Cooperatives. In Allan Bird (Ed.) (2001), Encyclopedia of Japanese Business and Management (pp. 382-383). London: Routledge.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2001). Keeping up: Mechanisms of Firm Reconnaissance and Intra-Industry Loops in Japan. Occasional paper, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University.


Magazine Articles and Newspaper Articles


Case Studies and Notes

  • Witt, Michael A. (2018). China: A Concise Profile, 2018. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2018). Hong Kong: A Concise Profile, 2018. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2018). India: A Concise Profile, 2018. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2018). Indonesia: A Concise Profile, 2018. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2018). Japan: A Concise Profile, 2018. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2018). Malaysia: A Concise Profile, 2018. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2018). Philippines: A Concise Profile, 2018. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2018). Singapore: A Concise Profile, 2018. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2018). South Korea: A Concise Profile, 2018. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2018). Taiwan: A Concise Profile, 2018. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2018). Thailand: A Concise Profile, 2018. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2018). Vietnam: A Concise Profile, 2018. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2018). The Battle for the Brent Spar (B), (C). INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2017). The Battle for the Brent Spar (A). INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2017). Political Analysis for Business: International Relations. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2017). Political Analysis for Business: Actors, Interests, Power. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2017). China: A Concise Profile, 2017.  INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2017). Hong Kong: A Concise Profile, 2017.  INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2017). India: A Concise Profile, 2017.  INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2017). Indonesia: A Concise Profile, 2017.  INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2017). Japan: A Concise Profile, 2017.  INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2017). Malaysia: A Concise Profile, 2017.  INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2017). Philippines: A Concise Profile, 2017.  INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2017). Singapore: A Concise Profile, 2017.  INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2017). South Korea: A Concise Profile, 2017.  INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2017). Taiwan: A Concise Profile, 2017.  INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2017). Thailand: A Concise Profile, 2017.  INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2017). Vietnam: A Concise Profile, 2017.  INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2016). China: A Concise Profile, 2016. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2016). Hong Kong: A Concise Profile, 2016. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2016). India: A Concise Profile, 2016. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2016). Indonesia: A Concise Profile, 2016. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2016). Japan: A Concise Profile, 2016. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2016). Malaysia: A Concise Profile, 2016. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2016). Philippines: A Concise Profile, 2016. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2016). Singapore: A Concise Profile, 2016. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2016). South Korea: A Concise Profile, 2016. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2016). Taiwan: A Concise Profile, 2016. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2016). Thailand: A Concise Profile, 2016. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2016). Vietnam: A Concise Profile, 2016. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2015). China: A Concise Profile, 2015. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2015). Hong Kong: A Concise Profile, 2015. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2015). India: A Concise Profile, 2015. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2015). Indonesia: A Concise Profile, 2015. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2015). Japan: A Concise Profile, 2015. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2015). Malaysia: A Concise Profile, 2015. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2015). Philippines: A Concise Profile, 2015. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2015). Singapore: A Concise Profile, 2015. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2015). South Korea: A Concise Profile, 2015. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2015). Taiwan: A Concise Profile, 2015. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2015). Thailand: A Concise Profile, 2015. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2015). Vietnam: A Concise Profile, 2015. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2014). China: A Concise Profile, 2014. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2014). Hong Kong: A Concise Profile, 2014. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2014). India: A Concise Profile, 2014. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2014). Indonesia: A Concise Profile 2014. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2014). Japan: A Concise Profile, 2014. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2014). Malaysia: A Concise Profile, 2014. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2014). Philippines: A Concise Profile, 2014. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2014). Singapore: A Concise Profile, 2014. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2014). South Korea: A Concise Profile, 2014. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2014). Taiwan: A Concise Profile, 2014. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2014). Thailand: A Concise Profile, 2014. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2014). Vietnam: A Concise Profile, 2014. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2013). China: A Concise Profile, 2013. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2013). Hong Kong: A Concise Profile, 2013. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2013). India: A Concise Profile, 2013. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2013). Indonesia: A Concise Profile 2013 . INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2013). Japan: A Concise Profile, 2013. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2013). Malaysia: A Concise Profile, 2013. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2013). Philippines: A Concise Profile, 2013. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2013). Singapore: A Concise Profile, 2013. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2013). South Korea: A Concise Profile, 2013. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2013). Taiwan: A Concise Profile, 2013. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2013). Thailand: A Concise Profile, 2013. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2013). Vietnam: A Concise Profile, 2013. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2012). China: A Concise Profile, 2012. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2012). Hong Kong: A Concise Profile, 2012. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2012). India: A Concise Profile, 2012. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2012). Indonesia: A Concise Profile 2012 . INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2012). Japan: A Concise Profile, 2012. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2012). Malaysia: A Concise Profile, 2012. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2012). Philippines: A Concise Profile, 2012. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2012). Singapore: A Concise Profile, 2012. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2012). South Korea: A Concise Profile, 2012. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2012). Taiwan: A Concise Profile, 2012. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2012). Thailand: A Concise Profile, 2012. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2012). Vietnam: A Concise Profile, 2012. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2011). China: A Concise Profile, 2011. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2011). Hong Kong: A Concise Profile, 2011. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2011). India: A Concise Profile, 2011. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2011). Indonesia: A Concise Profile 2011 . INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2011). Japan: A Concise Profile, 2011. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2011). Malaysia: A Concise Profile, 2011. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2011). Philippines: A Concise Profile, 2011. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2011). Singapore: A Concise Profile, 2011. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2011). South Korea: A Concise Profile, 2011. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2011). Taiwan: A Concise Profile, 2011. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2011). Thailand: A Concise Profile, 2011. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2011). Vietnam: A Concise Profile, 2011. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt. Michael A. (2010). Steeltech: Competing in China’s Auto Market. INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2005). European Motors Entering Tropica: A Question of Political Risk.  INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2004). Measuring the Risk of Policy Change (A, B).  INSEAD Case Study.
  • Witt, Michael A. (2003). From Last to Fast: Political and Economic Transformation in Korea 1961.  INSEAD Case Study.

 


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