Female Entrepreneurship in East and South East Asia

Female Entrepreneurship in East and South East Asia
Author: Philippe Debroux
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 260
Release: 2010-08-05
ISBN 10: 1780632428
ISBN 13: 9781780632421
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Female Entrepreneurship in East and South East Asia Book Review:

This detailed study of female entrepreneurship in Asia examines the high economic growth that is increasingly driven by market-oriented economic reforms favouring entrepreneurship. There is a higher awareness by women of their political and socio-economic rights and recognition by society at large of social legitimacy of women pursuing business activities in their own right. This book assesses socio-cultural and economic factors influencing female entrepreneurship in Asia as well as the process and the tools and challenges that accompany it. Opportunity to acquire knowledge on the socio-economic roles played by women as entrepreneurs in the region Description and analysis of the issue in countries at different stages of economic development and with different socio-economic and cultural environment A broad approach encompassing historical, political, sociological, economics and businesses-related aspects of female entrepreneurship

Handbook of East Asian Entrepreneurship

Handbook of East Asian Entrepreneurship
Author: Tony Fu-Lai Yu,Ho-Don Yan
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 488
Release: 2014-10-03
ISBN 10: 1317658213
ISBN 13: 9781317658214
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of East Asian Entrepreneurship Book Review:

With the shift of the global economic gravity toward emerging economies and the roaring economic growth of the past three decades in China, East Asian catching-up growth strategies have profound implications for latecomer economies. While there are many handbooks on entrepreneurship in general, there is no reference on East Asian entrepreneurship. This is the first of its kinds in the market. The volume provides a useful reference for those who want to know East Asian entrepreneurship and business systems. It also provides many excellent cases and illustrations on the growth of entrepreneurial firms and the rise of branded products in East Asia. Policy makers or scholars who are interested in entrepreneurship, small and medium sized enterprises, Asian business systems, international business, innovation and technology management, economic development, strategic management and East Asian studies would benefit from this volume. The volume contains two parts. The first part is the key concepts associate with entrepreneurship and East Asian firm growth and transformation. The second part presents cases of entrepreneurial firms and their founders in East Asia, including Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and China. With the handbook, scholars, students and policy makers can grab some basic ideas how entrepreneurs and firms in East Asia compete and survive in the world market and understand why and how East Asia economies can emerge as one of the most dynamic regions in the world. Part I concepts: relating to Entrepreneurship: Guanxi Catching-up strategies Types of entrepreneurship Business System Strategic Management Leadership Part II cases cover variedly from manufacturing to services industries, and specifically including traditional and newly corporations ranging from toys, convenient stores, fast fashion, high-tech, to catering and service. Written by experts in their respective areas, Handbook of East Asia entrepreneurship is an excellent review of theories, policies and empirical evidences on important topics in Entrepreneurship in East Asian economic development. The book is both a superb teaching tool and a valuable handbook in development economics.

Handbook of East Asian Entrepreneurship

Handbook of East Asian Entrepreneurship
Author: Tony Fu-Lai Yu,Ho-Don Yan
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 488
Release: 2014-10-03
ISBN 10: 1317658205
ISBN 13: 9781317658207
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of East Asian Entrepreneurship Book Review:

With the shift of the global economic gravity toward emerging economies and the roaring economic growth of the past three decades in China, East Asian catching-up growth strategies have profound implications for latecomer economies. While there are many handbooks on entrepreneurship in general, there is no reference on East Asian entrepreneurship. This is the first of its kinds in the market. The volume provides a useful reference for those who want to know East Asian entrepreneurship and business systems. It also provides many excellent cases and illustrations on the growth of entrepreneurial firms and the rise of branded products in East Asia. Policy makers or scholars who are interested in entrepreneurship, small and medium sized enterprises, Asian business systems, international business, innovation and technology management, economic development, strategic management and East Asian studies would benefit from this volume. The volume contains two parts. The first part is the key concepts associate with entrepreneurship and East Asian firm growth and transformation. The second part presents cases of entrepreneurial firms and their founders in East Asia, including Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and China. With the handbook, scholars, students and policy makers can grab some basic ideas how entrepreneurs and firms in East Asia compete and survive in the world market and understand why and how East Asia economies can emerge as one of the most dynamic regions in the world. Part I concepts: relating to Entrepreneurship: Guanxi Catching-up strategies Types of entrepreneurship Business System Strategic Management Leadership Part II cases cover variedly from manufacturing to services industries, and specifically including traditional and newly corporations ranging from toys, convenient stores, fast fashion, high-tech, to catering and service. Written by experts in their respective areas, Handbook of East Asia entrepreneurship is an excellent review of theories, policies and empirical evidences on important topics in Entrepreneurship in East Asian economic development. The book is both a superb teaching tool and a valuable handbook in development economics.

Transnational Entrepreneurship in South East Asia

Transnational Entrepreneurship in South East Asia
Author: Kazuko Yokoyama,Sarah Louisa Birchley
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 220
Release: 2019-08-30
ISBN 10: 9813292520
ISBN 13: 9789813292529
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Transnational Entrepreneurship in South East Asia Book Review:

This open access book brings together narratives of inbound and outbound expatriate entrepreneurship in Japan to provide a comprehensive overview of international entrepreneurship in the region. Through in-depth interviews with expatriate entrepreneurs, policymakers, and additional stakeholders it provides the reader with a solid understanding of the current landscape of international entrepreneurship as it relates to Japan and the challenges for policymakers. The topics addressed in this book include definitions of expatriate entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship policy development and implementation, concepts of mindset, cultural brokerage, community, and identity as they relate to Japanese self-initiated expatriate entrepreneurs working in South East Asia and to non-Japanese self-initiated expatriate entrepreneurs working in Japan. Additionally, the book provides an overview of issues connected to regional development and economic growth in Asia. Illustrated through carefully chosen cases from Japan, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Indonesia and developed by connecting these cases to policy and interdisciplinary studies, this book is highly recommended to scholars, policymakers and practitioners who seek an in-depth and up-to-date integrated overview of the field of expatriate entrepreneurship in Asia.

East Asian Entrepreneurs A Study Of State Role Education And Mindsets

East Asian Entrepreneurs  A Study Of State Role  Education And Mindsets
Author: Tai Wei Lim
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2021-12-24
ISBN 10: 9811240280
ISBN 13: 9789811240287
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

East Asian Entrepreneurs A Study Of State Role Education And Mindsets Book Review:

The publication started with a succinct and brief literature review of the different definitions of the term 'entrepreneurship'. After examining the different conceptual ideas of entrepreneurship, the ecological system of entrepreneurship was identified with a wide array and universe of stakeholders like the state, venture capitalists, non-profit organizations (NPOs), students, universities, instructors/trainers, educators, local communities, bureaucracy, and many other entities.In the East Asian region's desire to tap into entrepreneurship, the economies are also keen to tap on formerly marginalized groups to power up the entrepreneurship game like women, energetic youths and reskilled individuals. Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) teaches practical applied learning courses to students and arm them with the necessary skills to tackle the many challenges of being an entrepreneur.Both tangible and intangible barriers to entrepreneurship were discussed in the writing. One of the intangible barriers discussed was the element of mindset. In some of the case studies, it appeared fear of failure was a major mindset barrier to would-be entrepreneurs pursuing their business ideas to actualize them. Measures carried out to remove the stigmatization of failure are discussed in the volume.

Female Entrepreneurship and the New Venture Creation

Female Entrepreneurship and the New Venture Creation
Author: Dafna Kariv
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 575
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 041589686X
ISBN 13: 9780415896863
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Female Entrepreneurship and the New Venture Creation Book Review:

Women represent the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs today. Despite the enormous economic contributions of this group, female entrepreneurship remains under-explored and inadequately covered in academic literature. Female Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation aims to address this gap by shedding light on the unique aspects of female entrepreneurship. Tracing women’s journey along the venture creation process, Kariv’s book: highlights the creatively different ways in which women approach the entrepreneurial enterprise; takes into account different environmental and cultural constraints that impact female entrepreneurship; provides a theoretical framework for the venture creation process that is practical and broadly applicable; includes in-depth case studies drawn from contributors around the world. This book captures the diversity of female entrepreneurship and provides a valuable synthesis of the insights that emerge from the stories of women entrepreneurs around the world. It will be a valuable resource for students of entrepreneurship, as well as professionals.

Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and the Pacific

Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and the Pacific
Author: World Bank
Publsiher: World Bank Publications
Total Pages: 370
Release: 2012-10-01
ISBN 10: 0821396269
ISBN 13: 9780821396261
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and the Pacific Book Review:

Toward Gender Equality in East Asia and the Pacific examines the relationship between gender equality and development and outlines an agenda for public action to promote more effective and inclusive development in East Asian and Pacific countries.

A Primer on Policies for Jobs

A Primer on Policies for Jobs
Author: Raj Nallari,Breda Griffith,Yidan Wang,Soamiely Andriamananjara,Derek H.C. Chen,Rwitwika Bhattacharya
Publsiher: World Bank Publications
Total Pages: 172
Release: 2011-12-27
ISBN 10: 082138905X
ISBN 13: 9780821389058
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Primer on Policies for Jobs Book Review:

With shifting global patterns there has been rethinking about the labor market. This book takes a comprehensive look at the macro and micro levels by examining global trends, job creation policies, labor market policies, education and labor, entrepreneurship, and globalization. .

Women in Management Worldwide

Women in Management Worldwide
Author: Ronald J. Burke,Astrid M. Richardsen
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2016-08-12
ISBN 10: 1134775555
ISBN 13: 9781134775552
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Women in Management Worldwide Book Review:

Organizations today are facing unprecedented challenges, including an ageing workforce, potential talent shortages, an increasingly competitive international environment and the need to utilize the talents of the best qualified people, regardless of gender. More women than men, in many cases, are graduating from universities and gaining the requisite experience to qualify for advancement to higher levels of management. In this expanded and revised third edition, Professors Burke and Richardsen, together with a list of international contributors, address women’s progression in the workforce and into the upper echelons of management. They cover a range of professions and a geographically dispersed territory, thereby advancing the understanding of women in management within a traditional context, and making a substantial contribution to the literature for both an academic and practitioner audience. The broader regional perspective offers a comprehensive overview of the challenges and opportunities facing women in the workplace, and promotes the ongoing analysis of the interface between women's career aspirations and societal and organizational norms, assumptions and values. Following the same format as the previous edition, the country by country analysis allows for the data between countries and regions to be compared, for the differences to be addressed and a more holistic picture of the situation in a given country to be assessed. Women in Management Worldwide will appeal to researchers, policy-makers in a range of countries interested in workforce issues, talent management and gender equality, as well as consultants working with international organizations on HRM and organizational effectiveness challenges.

Routledge Handbook of Japanese Business and Management

Routledge Handbook of Japanese Business and Management
Author: Parissa Haghirian
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 404
Release: 2016-01-29
ISBN 10: 1317859553
ISBN 13: 9781317859550
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Routledge Handbook of Japanese Business and Management Book Review:

The Routledge Handbook of Japanese Business and Management provides a comprehensive overview of management and business processes and practices in Japanese companies. The contributors combine theoretical findings and research results with a practical and contemporary view on how corporations and firms are managed in Japan. The handbook is divided into eight sections covering: historical perspectives on Japanese management; structure and theory of the Japanese firm; the corporate environment in Japan; the Japanese work environment; the Japanese market; manufacturing and logistics; interaction and communication; the future of Japanese management. This book is an essential reference resource for students and scholars working on Japanese companies, the Japanese market-place, Japanese consumers, or management processes in the Japanese firm. The book also provides an interesting and informative read for managers who need to deepen their knowledge on Japanese business processes.

Sustainability and Human Resource Management

Sustainability and Human Resource Management
Author: Ina Ehnert,Wes Harry,Klaus J. Zink
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 442
Release: 2013-07-03
ISBN 10: 3642375243
ISBN 13: 9783642375248
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sustainability and Human Resource Management Book Review:

The role of HRM in developing sustainable business organizations is increasingly attracting attention. Sustainability can be used as a principle for HRM itself and the tasks of Sustainable HRM are twofold. On the one hand it fosters the conditions for individual employee sustainability and develops the ability of HRM systems to continuously attract, regenerate and develop motivated and engaged employees by making the HRM system itself sustainable. On the other hand Sustainable HRM contributes to the sustainability of the business organizations through cooperation with the top management, key stakeholders and NGOs and by realising economic, ecological, social and human sustainability goals. This book provides a comprehensive review of the new area of Sustainable HRM and of research from different disciplines like sustainable work systems, ergonomics, HRM, linking sustainability and HRM. It brings together the views of academics and practitioners and provides many ideas for conceptual development, empirical exploration and practical implementation. This publication intends to advance the international academic and practice-based debates on the potential of sustainability for HRM and vice versa. In 19 chapters, 26 authors from five continents explore the role of HRM in developing economically, socially and ecologically sustainable organizations, the concept of Sustainable HRM and the role of HRM in developing Sustainable HRM systems and how sustainability and HRM are conceptualized and perceived in different areas of the world.

Business and Human Rights in Southeast Asia

Business and Human Rights in Southeast Asia
Author: Mahdev Mohan,Cynthia Morel
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 294
Release: 2014-09-25
ISBN 10: 1317964306
ISBN 13: 9781317964308
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Business and Human Rights in Southeast Asia Book Review:

Business and human rights has emerged as a distinct field within the corporate governance movement. The endorsement by the United Nations Human Rights Council of a new set of Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights in 2011 reinforces the State’s duty to protect against human rights abuses by third parties, including business; the corporate responsibility to respect human rights; and greater access by victims to effective remedy, both judicial and non-judicial. This book draws on the UN Guiding Principles and recent national plans of action, to provide an overview of relevant developments within the ASEAN region. Bridging theory and practice, the editors have positioned this book at the intersection of human rights risk and its regulation. Chapter authors discuss the implications of key case-studies undertaken across the region and various sectors, with a particular focus on extractive industries, the environment, and infrastructure projects. Topics covered include: due diligence and the role of audits; businesses’ responsibilities to women and children; and the mitigation of human rights risks in the region's emerging markets. The book sheds light on how stakeholders currently approach business and human rights, and explores how the role of ASEAN States, and that of the institution itself, may be strengthened. In doing so, the book identifies critical challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the region in relation to business and human rights. This book will be of excellent use and interest to scholars, practitioners and students of human rights, business and company law, international law, and corporate governance.

The Environment for Women s Entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa

The Environment for Women s Entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa
Author: Nadereh Chamlou,Leora Klapper,Silvia Muzi
Publsiher: World Bank Publications
Total Pages: 94
Release: 2008
ISBN 10: 0821374966
ISBN 13: 9780821374962
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Environment for Women s Entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa Book Review:

The commonly held perception is that businesses owned by women in the Middle East and North Africa are small and informal, that they're less sophisticated, and that they're huddled in low-value-added sectors. In fact, as The Environment for Women's Entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa shows, there is very little difference between mail- and female-owned firms. Female-owned firms in the region are as well-established, productive, technologically savvy, and connected to global markets as male-owned firms. Although there are many similar characteristics and performance levels between male- and female-owned firms in the region, the book notes that women's entrepreneurship isn't reaching its potential, despite an investment climate that is much less gendered than suspected. With a significant increase in women's education level-in 11 out of 18 countries in the region women outnumber men in universities-and the strong economic rights women have in Islam, women's entrepreneurship can become a far greater engine for growth and diversification than expected in the past. This potential needs to be exploited vigorously. Reforming the investment climate to benefit all players is one important action. The second would be to remove or mitigate hurdles to their economic and social empowerment.

Handbook of Research on Women in Management and the Global Labor Market

Handbook of Research on Women in Management and the Global Labor Market
Author: Pereira, Elisabeth T.,Paoloni, Paola
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 423
Release: 2019-06-28
ISBN 10: 1522591737
ISBN 13: 9781522591733
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Research on Women in Management and the Global Labor Market Book Review:

Existent literature has identified the existence of some differences between men and women entrepreneurs in terms of propensity to innovation, approach to creativity, decision making, resilience, and co-creation. Without properly examining the current inequalities in social-economic structures, it is difficult to examine the results of corporate female leadership. The Handbook of Research on Women in Management and the Global Labor Market is a pivotal reference source that examines the point of convergence among entrepreneurship organizations, relationship, creativity, and culture from a gender perspective, and researches the relation between current inequalities in social-economic structures and organizations in the labor market, education and individual skills, wages, work performance, promotion, and mobility. While highlighting topics such as gender gap, woman empowerment, and gender inequality, this publication is ideally designed for managers, government officials, policymakers, academicians, practitioners, and students.

Economic Opportunities for Women in the East Asia and Pacific Region

Economic Opportunities for Women in the East Asia and Pacific Region
Author: Amanda Ellis,Daniel Kirkwood,Dhruv Malhotra
Publsiher: World Bank Publications
Total Pages: 118
Release: 2010-05-03
ISBN 10: 9780821383087
ISBN 13: 0821383086
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Economic Opportunities for Women in the East Asia and Pacific Region Book Review:

The East Asia and Pacific region has made great progress, relative to other regions, with regard to both economic development and, specifically, economic opportunities for women. However, aspiring female entrepreneurs continue to face unequal barriers to starting, operating, and growing their businesses. Not only does this hurt business women in the region, but it also ultimately hurts poverty reduction and economic growth. 'Economic Opportunities for Women in the East Asia and the Pacific Region' brings together data and available evidence on the constraints that female entrepreneurs in the region face with regard to: access to assets, business regulations and governance issues, and available avenues for expanding businesses and trading with larger markets. The authors present recommendations at the end of each chapter. This book will be of interest to policy makers, donors, nongovernmental organizations, and researchers looking to further examine the constraints that are holding back female entrepreneurs in East Asia and the Pacific.

Women Work and Care in the Asia Pacific

Women  Work and Care in the Asia Pacific
Author: Marian Baird,Michele Ford,Elizabeth Hill
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2017-01-20
ISBN 10: 1317313143
ISBN 13: 9781317313144
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Women Work and Care in the Asia Pacific Book Review:

This book provides a comparative analysis of the social, economic, industrial and migration dynamics that structure women’s paid work and unpaid care work experience in the Asia-Pacific region. Each country-focused chapter examines the formal and informal ways in which work and care are managed, the changing institutional landscape, gender relations and fertility concerns, employer and trade union responses and the challenges policy makers face and the consequences of their decisions for working women. By covering the entire region, including Australia and New Zealand, the book highlights the way different national work and care regimes are linked through migration, with wealthier countries looking to their poorer neighbours for alternative sources of labour. In addition, the book contributes to debates about the barriers to women’s participation in the workforce, the valuation of unpaid care, the gender wage gap, social protection and labour regulation for migrant workers and gender relations in developing Asia.

Managing Across Diverse Cultures in East Asia

Managing Across Diverse Cultures in East Asia
Author: Malcolm Warner
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2013-05-07
ISBN 10: 1136260293
ISBN 13: 9781136260292
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Managing Across Diverse Cultures in East Asia Book Review:

Why ‘Managing across diverse cultures in East Asia’? We re-examine in this book the link between culture and management across the region vis a vis the new economic, political and social landscape that has appeared over the last decade. We accordingly present a set of chapters on East Asian cultures, economies, societies and their management across the board, focusing on countries such as China, Japan, South Korea, as well as the Overseas Chinese enclaves of Hong Kong SAR, Macao and Taiwan. The contributors to this edited book are all specialists in their respective fields; they hail from a variety of universities and business schools across the world, located in a wide range of countries in the East and in the West. The chapters, we believe, reflect a balance between the past and present, theory and practice, as well as the general and the particular. 'East Asia could not be more important. Malcolm Warner could not be more insightful. Reading Managing Across Diverse Cultures in East Asia will allow you to gain a profound understanding of the cultural complexity in this dynamic region of the world.' - Nancy J. Adler, McGill University, Montreal 'We all need to understand more about management in East Asia, and to learn from it. Managing Across Diverse Cultures in East Asia has contributions from international experts who provide significant insights into the cultures of the most dynamic region in the world today. This book is a landmark publication.' - John Child, University of Birmingham 'This edited volume, with contributions by significant scholars from around the globe, provides a timely and penetrating review of management issues across East Asia, a region that rivals Europe and North American in economic significance and is still ascending. It is a must read for anyone who is interested in international management.' - Kwok Leung, City University of Hong Kong 'Helping a new generation of readers interested in this important region to make better sense, Managing Across Diverse Cultures in East Asia is destined to become a new classic. I expect this well-researched book to be widely read, cited, and debated in the years to come.' - Mike W Peng, University of Texas at Dallas 'Having had such unexpected disasters as earthquakes, floods and financial crises in recent years, we are increasingly dependent on people-management. Development of human resources, in turn, requires region-specific and organization-specific strategies. The present volume edited by Malcolm Warner points the reader to the secret of success in high-performing economies and firms in East Asia.' - Yoko Sano, Kaetsu University, Tokyo

A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship and Context

A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship and Context
Author: Friederike Welter,William B. Gartner
Publsiher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2016-09-30
ISBN 10: 1784716847
ISBN 13: 9781784716844
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship and Context Book Review:

There is growing recognition that entrepreneurship can be better understood within its context(s). This carefully designed book invites readers to take a journey: from reflecting critically on where the discussion on context and entrepreneurship stands today towards identifying future research questions and themes that deserve the attention of entrepreneurship scholars. This collection draws attention to the research challenges the entrepreneurship field faces by reviewing the many facets of contexts and by reflecting on methods and theoretical approaches that are required in order to contextualize entrepreneurship research. Students and academics interested in context and entrepreneurship will benefit from this far-reaching and forward-thinking book.

Capital and Entrepreneurship in South East Asia

Capital and Entrepreneurship in South East Asia
Author: Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 302
Release: 2016-07-27
ISBN 10: 1349234699
ISBN 13: 9781349234691
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Capital and Entrepreneurship in South East Asia Book Review:

This book traces the growth of capitalism in South East Asia between 1870 and 1941, a crucial element in understanding contemporary economic and political developments in the region. It focuses on three questions. Why was indigenous capitalism so weak in colonial South East Asia? What were the institutional weaknesses in an otherwise dominant Chinese capitalist class, and why did it fail to transform itself into a modern industrial elite? What was the impact of western colonialism and Japanese economic penetration on South East Asia's prospects for achieving sustainable economic growth?

Independent Filmmaking in South East Asia

Independent Filmmaking in South East Asia
Author: Nico Meissner
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2021-03-04
ISBN 10: 1000350363
ISBN 13: 9781000350364
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Independent Filmmaking in South East Asia Book Review:

Featuring interviews with 27 award-winning and emerging filmmakers, this book is the first comprehensive look at independent filmmaking careers in South East Asia with never-before published insights into the lives and careers of some of the most influential filmmakers in one of the world’s most exciting screen production regions. Celebrating filmmaking in South East Asia, the interviews offer unique perspectives that highlight the various paths filmmakers have taken to establish and develop their independent filmmaking careers. Presenting filmmakers whose films span narrative, documentary and experimental genres, and from all ten South East Asian nations, the filmmakers in this collection include: Camera d’Or winner Anthony Chen Sundance Grand Jury Prize nominee Mouly Surya NETPAC Award Winner Sheron Dayoc Brunei’s first female director, Siti Kamaluddin Directors of the Wathann Festival, Thaiddhi and Thu Thu Shein Lao’s only female and first horror film director, Mattie Do Aimed at aspiring filmmakers with a focus on career building outside of global production hubs, Meißner has curated a collection of interviews that reflects the diversity and ambition of filmmaking in South East Asia. The book is accompanied by a companion website (www.southeastasianfilmcareers.com) that includes 27 micro-documentaries on the included filmmakers.