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Are You Afraid Of Any Of Your Chinese Workers and What They Might Do? Part II

So yesterday, we mentioned that you need to keep these people that keep you captive out of your factory.   Today, I want to talk about what you do if they are in your factory and you feel a kind of fear about them  You are afraid they will take revenge if you correct them or […]

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Are You Afraid Of Any Of Your Chinese Workers And What They Might Do? Part I

It is altogether too common. Some Chinese workers will seek revenge if you let them go.  So how should we look at this? In the late 90’s I knew a U.S. company that hired a woman recommended by their shifty old landlord.  Later they found out he had sent her as was being threatened by […]

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How Should We View China?

Today, we can see how Americans see China and think how we should see China.   All Roads to China put up an interesting chart from China Daily that inspires this post.  View whole post here. I have pasted the chart below.  Also, view the other Gallup results where the data came from here Older Americans […]

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Virtual Teams II

Some companies I know use virtual managers and virtual teams unnecessarily in their China operations.  Let me explain as you may do it. Instead of having a Chinese worker report to their local manager, they have the worker report overseas to a functional manager.   It is especially common in the finance function and especially damaging […]

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