This book is a practical and comprehensive guideto succeeding in business and investing in emergingMyanmar, formerly known as Burma. It covers thecountry's history, geography, demographics and marketsize, political environment, economic conditions andindustries, and legal framework, cultural idiosyncrasiesincluding religious issues. It also discusses language, beliefs and customs, business etiquette and attitudes, management and working styles, meetings and decisionmaking, and negotiation strategies that work. The author identifies incentives offered with regardto tax relief and repatriation of p.
The evolution and salience of Burma's national political culture / Josef Silverstein -- Political values and political conflict in Burma / R.H. Taylor -- On time warps and warped time : lessons from Burma's "democratic era" / Mary P. Callahan -- From isolation to relevance : policy considerations / Marvin C. Ott -- The Armed Forces and military rule in Burma / Andrew Selth -- Burma's role in regional security--pawn or pivot? / J. Mohan Malik -- Ethnicity and Civil War in Burma : where is the rationality? / Ananda Rajah -- Development prospects for Burma : cycles and trends / David Dapice -- Drugs and economic growth : ethnicity and exports / Bertil Lintner -- Burma : the booming drug trade / Robert S. Gelbard -- The New Burma Road (paved by polytechnologies?) / Frank S. Jannuzi -- Foreign direct investment in Burma : trends, determinants, and prospects / Mark Mason -- The State's role in education in Burma : an overview / John J. Brandon -- Health in Burma : an interpretive review / David A. Chandler -- The road to political recovery : the salience of politics in economics / David I. Steinberg