Selling One’s Soul to Be in China – Tim Johnson
China Rises blog says corporations are not the only ones accused of sacrificing principles in order to be able to work in China:
Global companies are often criticized for sacrificing their principles and core values in coming to China. Look at how hard Google and Yahoo! were hit last year over internet censorship issues.
China is too big a country for global marketers not to stake out a place for themselves.
But do nonprofit entities also shift their values to have a presence in China? In conversations with colleagues recently, several have suggested that just as companies may bend their rules to come to China so do global philanthropies/advocacy groups. [Full text]