This pioneering book offers a unique constellation of essays focused on the important social and economic changes affecting educational institutions in China. It provides an in-depth examination of the potential and obstacles for business and management education in the world's second largest economy and most populated country.This volume is an essential resource for anyone with an interest in teaching, developing a new program, or entering into a joint venture in China. A wide range of topics, such as economic transition, pedagogical issues, professional training and alliance formation, are discussed from the standpoint of deans, educators, directors and consultants of educational institutions hailing from both the East and the West.Contents:Economic Transition and International Cooperation:Economic Transition and Management Skills: The Case of China (X Bai & P Enderwick)Managing in a Relation-based Environment: A Teaching Agenda for International Business (S Li & S Maurer)Pedagogical Issues in ChinaEast Meets West: The Dilemma of Management Pedagogy in China (X Wang et al.)Meeting China's Need for Case-Based Teaching Material: The Ivey Business School Experience (P W Beamish et al.)Professional Business Training in China:Trends and Practices in Management Development in China (N Lynton & F Bressot)Building a Qualified Team of Management Consultants: The Professional Training and Certification of Management Consultants in China (W Zhang & Y Zhang)A Cross-Cultural, Cross-Discipline Business Education Program in Mainland China: Training a Managerial Workforce for China's Economic Transition (H Kleinmann & L Lu)and other papersReadership: Deans, educators, consultants, researchers and policy makers dealing with international business; business people interested in the Chinese social and economic environments.