When you think of a corporation, you think of its products and services, but in the case of Samsung, its history is connected to families, dynasties, and its tie to the economic prosperity of South Korea. In Samsung Rising: The Inside Story of the South Korean Giant That Set Out to Beat Apple and Conquer Tech, author Geoffrey Cain discusses the people involved and the path taken by the large entity known as Samsung.
Geoffrey Cain serves as a skilled foreign correspondent, author, commentator, anthropologist and scholar of East and Central Asia. He was a former correspondent at The Economist, and is a regular commentator in The Wall Street Journal, Time, and The New Republic, and a frequent guest on CNN, MSNBC, BBC and Bloomberg. He is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
- how Samsung is connected to the country of South Korea in more ways than being a corporation
- the interest behind writing this book and getting into the company structure
- what it was like interviewing a variety of people inside the company
- some ways that Samsung had to compete with Apple, and continues to do so, while also cooperating in some capacity
- the way that Samsung is different from a large company in the US
- some of the features or releases that impacted the growth of Samsung
- and more