In much of the world, the country of Vietnam is associated with its civil war involving American and international troops, but it has also been influenced by its history both before and after the war. Much like in China, the country has recently moved to more of a market-based economy while retaining a political system where power is monopolized by a single party, the Communist Party. Since the reforms of the late 1980s, Vietnam’s economy has become more linked with the global economy, and the subsequent economic growth and poverty reduction have been significant. Four case studies of companies in Vietnam are examined.
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