China Engagement – More Thought To Be Successful

China Engagement – More Thought To Be Successful
 

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 incr...


Cultural Comparison of China and the United States Plus

Cultural Comparison of China and the United States Plus
 

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 f...


Starbucks China: Adapting and Maintaining to Success

Starbucks China: Adapting and Maintaining to Success
 

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 […]...


Retaining Chinese Employees by Flexible Hours

Retaining Chinese Employees by Flexible Hours
 

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 gr...

Categories: China, Getting Good People, Motivating Workers
Posted on Aug 26, 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 [&...


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

Temptations at Work in China on the Internet

Temptations at Work in China on the Internet
 

Online temptations at work are surely as big in China as they are in the US. First let me put up a thought from American Business Magazine  Social media has clearly revolutionized the way we communicate. We can reconnect with high school friends, send 140-character messages to celebrities and rally...

Categories: China, Getting Good People, Motivating Workers, System
Posted on May 26, 2014

Your Home Country Chinese Staff Leading Your China Charge?

Your Home Country Chinese Staff Leading Your China Charge?
 

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...


Excellent Colleagues Trump Everything Else

Excellent Colleagues Trump Everything Else
 

“Excellent colleagues trump everything else” This quote deserves more attention in this excellent HBR article on Netflix success. See the article here and the larger quote below. One day I was talking with one of our best engineers, an employee I’ll call John. Before the layoffs, he...


Nelson Mandela – A Leader to Remember For Us All

Nelson Mandela – A Leader to Remember For Us All
 

Nelson Mandela is a great man. He has died, but may his dream live on and grow. His resume is also a lesson to all of us. What were his qualifications to be President of South Africa?  Progressive experience in consistently higher levels of authority? President Mandela’s resume said 27 years ...

Categories: Being the Right Person, Leadership, Motivating Workers, Resumes
Posted on Dec 6, 2013

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