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Moving millions [electronic resource] : the commercial success and political controversies of Hong Kong's railways / Rikkie Yeung.

By: Yeung, Rikkie.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (315 p.).ISBN: 9789888052578 (electronic bk.); 9888052578 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Railroads -- China -- Hong Kong | Railroads and state -- China -- Hong Kong | Business | TRANSPORTATION -- Public Transportation | Eisenbahn | Hongkong | Geschichte 1970-2007Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Moving millions.DDC classification: 388.4/2095125 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Acknowledgements; A Note on Referencing, Tables and Endnotes; List of Tables and Figures; Abbreviations; PART I: Political and Policy Context; 1 Railways as Part of the Hong Kong Miracle; 2 Serving a Community at Change; 3 Hong Kong's Railways versus International Experience; PART II: Contrast in Corporate Governance; 4 Pioneer MTRC versus KCRC Bureaucracy; 5 MTRC's Struggles for Profits and Autonomy; 6 KCRC's Governance Controversies; PART III: Challenges in Railway and Property Development; 7 Leading Railway Builder versus Controversial Project Manager
Summary: This comprehensive analysis of the Hong Kong railways provides an analysis of the exceptionally profitable model followed by the MTRC and the KCRC and the social costs behind their success. The book traces the railway governance over the last thirty years as Hong Kong underwent rapid socio-economic modernisation and a unique political transition.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-307) and index.

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Preface; Acknowledgements; A Note on Referencing, Tables and Endnotes; List of Tables and Figures; Abbreviations; PART I: Political and Policy Context; 1 Railways as Part of the Hong Kong Miracle; 2 Serving a Community at Change; 3 Hong Kong's Railways versus International Experience; PART II: Contrast in Corporate Governance; 4 Pioneer MTRC versus KCRC Bureaucracy; 5 MTRC's Struggles for Profits and Autonomy; 6 KCRC's Governance Controversies; PART III: Challenges in Railway and Property Development; 7 Leading Railway Builder versus Controversial Project Manager

This comprehensive analysis of the Hong Kong railways provides an analysis of the exceptionally profitable model followed by the MTRC and the KCRC and the social costs behind their success. The book traces the railway governance over the last thirty years as Hong Kong underwent rapid socio-economic modernisation and a unique political transition.

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