Apology From China Business Leadership Blog

Greetings, A mistake led to a maintenance sign being up in our blog for many days without us knowing it. It is fixed now, and we should be back to normal. Take a look at the blog I wrote while you were unable to see. Sorry for the inconvenience. Jim...

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Posted on Aug 18, 2014

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

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

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