Third Party Hiring Can Bring You China Business Success

Third Party Hiring Can Bring You China Business Success
 

China business success does not have to be like pulling teeth. Ford won when their President and CEO Bill Ford surrendered to seeking an outside placement to solve his woes. Alan Mulally from Boeing was a true outsider and that is what saved Ford while the others went bankrupt. Now Ford is doing gre...


How Do You Treat Chinese Executive Search Candidates at Your Company?

How Do You Treat Chinese Executive Search Candidates at Your Company?
 

Are Chinese Executive Search Candidates human too?  Many company owners think so, but their Chinese staff may not. Chinese Executive Search Candidates Must be Recruited All the Time A fast growing company needs someone of very special skill and experience and attitude to take them to the next level...

Categories: China, Getting Good People, Leadership
Posted on Aug 15, 2014

People Might Not Be Your Greatest Asset in China

People Might Not Be Your Greatest Asset in China
 

Your greatest asset in China may not be your people.  That might be strange to hear from a guy with such a strong emphasis on leadership.  Great leaders and the highly motivated workers who follow them are your greatest asset.  Tom Deierlein at LinkedIn quoted Gallup to say: Only 30% of working p...

Categories: Getting Good People, Leadership
Posted on Aug 6, 2014

Executive Recruitment China – Do Not Make It Harder

Executive Recruitment China – Do Not Make It Harder
 

Executive Recruitment China is our topic today as we do a lot of that so have some thought. Executive Recruitment China Made Harder We are presently helping one client who sought us out pretty late. His company has been in a tail spin in China for some time and needs an emergency turn around with [&...


China and Russia and Real Politik

China and Russia and Real Politik
 

With both China and Russia as revisionary powers, Chinese Real Politik should be a term in use . China and Russia are using Real Politik, and the West needs to see it.  Take a look at this excellent article from Foreign Policy of which I paste a small bit below. Put another way, the liberal order...

Categories: China, Decision Making, Government Issues
Posted on Jul 23, 2014

Rowing Together- In China this Force Multiplier is Not Used Enough

Rowing Together- In China this Force Multiplier is Not Used Enough
 

Rowing Together makes  a business hum, but it happens so rarely.  How do we get there?   I keep an eye on a lot of blogs. Today, American Business Magazine made me smile–and grimace. I paste some here and you can see the whole article here. One time, during an offsite with a company’s exe...


Good China Hiring is Hard to Make and Critical

Good China Hiring is Hard to Make and Critical
 

Good China hiring  is not like doing it in the West. It is more important here and harder as well. China Law Blog has an excellent post up on 5 common mistakes in China. I list his point 4 as want to expand on that. Do not underestimate the difficulty in finding quality personnel for […]...

Categories: China, Chinese Culture, Getting Good People
Posted on Jul 10, 2014

Red Envelopes in China – A Sign That We Need to Think More

Red Envelopes in China – A Sign That We Need to Think More
 

Red Envelopes for bribery continue to be a part of the Chinese culture. In one aspect they signify a gap between the West and China.  China Law blog noted here how Chinese parents of sick children give money in red envelopes to surgeons to get them to do their best for their kid.  They think [&hel...

Categories: China, Chinese Culture, Getting Good People
Posted on Jul 2, 2014

Good Chinese Management

Good Chinese Management
 

Good Chinese management is available in China despite what many people think. They are diligent and work to understand your thinking and loyally work for you. The best news is they will not cover up problem , but report them so you are in the know. As you get a flock of these kinds of […]...

Categories: Getting Good People, Motivating Workers
Posted on Jun 11, 2014

The Value and Rarity of Leadership Humility

The Value and Rarity of Leadership Humility
 

True leadership humility is hard to come by and of great value.  American Business Magazine has an article up with the following quote: The will to submit to correction is usually either there or not. Either the person tends to exhibit some signs of megalomania and general rebellion against othe...

Categories: Being the Right Person, Getting Good People, Leadership
Posted on Jun 2, 2014

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