Discussion Paper Series, University of Heidelberg, Department of Economics 415
This paper presents an heuristics of economic action in South Korea which is based on a qualitative study conducted on-site. It focuses on the idea of experience-near concepts - as introduced by Clifford Geertz - and is verbalised by the terms affiliation, indebtedness and mediation. The developed heuristics serve to explain the social imbeddedness of economic action in South Korea.
Informal Institutions South Korea Inter-cultural Management Economic Sociology Qualitative Field Study Social and Economic Networks