Category Archives : Motivating Workers


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 Engagement – More Thought To Be Successful

China engagement plus

Wanted to give you a little more thought on China Engagement.  Ran across an informative and useful article at Boston Consulting Group. China Engagement for Employees is More Important Now Economic growth and the eager new players have run up against a substantial challenge in China: talent is increasingly difficult to find and keep, and […]

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Cultural Comparison of China and the United States Plus

cultural comparison of China and America

Comparison of China and the United States can always show vast differences. This tool I introduce today is no different and very insightful. China Law Blog has put up a blog noting the Geert-Hofstede country comparison tool. It is interesting to play with, and you can do a three country comparison for any countries you […]

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Starbucks China: Adapting and Maintaining to Success

Starbucks in China - Xian

Star Bucks China is successful to date, and I see two reasons. 1. They adapted to China and Chinese tastes. 2. They maintained their core values. One of the things Starbucks has sought to do is to be a good place to work.  They have done the same here in Starbucks China. I paste below […]

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Retaining Chinese Employees by Flexible Hours

Retaining Chinese Employees by flexibility

Retaining Chinese Employees is not easy. Our research shows that Chinese white collar workers are changing jobs every 2.0 years. Employing great leadership is one great way of retaining Chinese employees.  This blog has a lot of posts on the leadership category to build leaders. However, keeping great leadership and the managers under them is […]

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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 […]

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Your Home Country Chinese Staff Leading Your China Charge?

Chinese Staff were raised differently

Chinese Staff in American companies work hard and are often valuable employees.  We should not think that makes them the right person to get you started in China. Great Chinese Staff are often the wrong person when you put them back in China Some companies think sending their Chinese Engineer to go set up their […]

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