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Doing M&A in China – Avoiding the HR Trap

doing M&A in China

Doing M&A in China takes all the thinking you can muster. Everyone does legal and financial due diligence. Too few do HR due diligence. Further, their thinking on HR after the purchase will not make most nearly as successful as they should be. Doing M&A in China is a huge HR challenge. Integration is the […]

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China-US Relations

China-US relations

China-US Relations surely are often not great, but never as bad as when the US targeted and bombed the Chinese embassy in Belgrade killing 3 Chinese people in 1999. The morning after the bombing, the local police office in the city I lived in called me to see if I was alright. I knew nothing […]

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Hiring China Expats As a Last Option?

China expat hiring

Hiring China Expats has always been low on business owners’ lists. This quote from China US Focus is a good measure of what I also see. They are less willing to offer higher priced expat packages. On top of that, local Chinese talent educated in the West is increasingly available, and in most cases local […]

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Emotional Intelligence Versus Emotional Maturity – in China?

emotional maturity verses emotional intelligence

Emotional Intelligence versus Emotional Maturity, what do you need? Your China Candidates are working somewhere else now, and you hope they are learning something that will help you. They worked for a Fortune 500 company, so they learned highly professional skills and behavior? Well, if you mean that professional behavior is political talk then you […]

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What is a China Recruiter?

I admit that I make pains to explain to customers that we are not China Recruiters. What I mean is our whole viewpoint and methodology are distinct from the industry. Here is a quote from LinkedIn to illustrate one point. In sum, lying in the recruiting industry – for some firms – is standard operating […]

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