China’s Pollution – You Would Think America Never Had Pollution

China’s Pollution – You Would Think America Never Had Pollution
 

China’s pollution is overblown.  Sure Beijing has bad days. Look at this US EPA article on America’s history of pollution here to start thinking about where the US was just a generation ago. In my mind, I see the 50″s as a great time in the US.  It was also a very polluted time ...

Categories: China, Chinese Culture, Market Entry
Posted on Jun 24, 2014

Getting Arrested in China

Getting Arrested in China
 

Getting arrested in China is not common, but one should think about the risks.Dan Harris at China Law Blog has a post up on how not to get arrested in China.  Take a look at his fine article here Avoiding a Big Risk in Getting Arrested in China Compliance programs are smart like Dan has […]...

Categories: China, Chinese Culture, Government Issues
Posted on Jun 18, 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

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

The Importance of Knowing Chinese Tastes

The Importance of Knowing Chinese Tastes
 

Chinese tastes may not seem center of strategic thinking for most companies today, but the Procurement Leaders blog has other thoughts for us. By 2025, it is highly likely that many procurement leaders of Western companies will be physically located in China and will base a much larger share of thei...

Categories: China, Market Entry
Posted on May 19, 2014

China Transition Economic Thought

China Transition Economic Thought
 

China Transition is on.  Present changes in China’s growth strategy and expectations are getting clearer. China’s President Xi recently announced his thinking on how to handle the low growth path for this year. His comments show a complete path. Here is a quote from AP found in Yahoo!. ...

Categories: China, Government Issues, Market Entry
Posted on May 15, 2014

Chinese Morality – Something to Consider

Chinese Morality – Something to Consider
 

Chinese Morality is on the table today. China is growing and will keep growing because the government is smart and capable to find a a good path to keep things going. However, I wanted to send you this quote from Sinica. China’s lack of affordable housing, its food and air pollution, the count...

Categories: China, Chinese Culture, Getting Good People
Posted on May 6, 2014

China Business Leadership Solved Technology Problem-Part 4 Lsns Learned

China Business Leadership Solved Technology Problem-Part 4 Lsns Learned
 

Their own China Business Leadership is what gets companies into trouble in China, and it is what brings them success. So in the recent posts- part 1, part 2 and part 3.  I told the story of a puzzle, and how it got unraveled. It remains a puzzle to me when companies get all wrapped […]...

Categories: China, Culture Development, Getting Good People, Leadership, Resumes
Posted on Apr 28, 2014

China Business Leadership Solved Technology Problem – Part 3

China Business Leadership Solved Technology Problem – Part 3
 

China Business Leadership example continued. See part 2 or part 1 as needed. The ops manager realized that if I did this whole thing without him, then he would look bad. He also saw he could not stop me. He produced a 150 item list of issues with the project on an excel file. Many […]...

Categories: Change Management, China, Getting Good People, Leadership
Posted on Apr 21, 2014

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