There are many causes for anxiety in Chinese society today: a weak job market, a stressful work environment, food safety issues, poisonous air, the list goes on. Tencent News recently produced a video profiling young, urban...
by Sophie Beach | May 1, 2012
High-level corruption is in the news with the recent downfall of former Chongqing Party chief Bo Xilai. But bribery on a much smaller scale is sometimes part of the risk of doing business in China. As part of an effort to stamp...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 21, 2010
The New York Times looks at initiatives to train Western business executives in the nuances of Chinese corporate culture before setting up shop in the country: Western executives flying into China for a week of back-to-back...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 21, 2009
[email protected] has produced a report on the 2008 Sichuan earthquake and its impact on corporate social responsibility in China: This massive earthquake, measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale, not only left 70,000 people dead and...
by Kate Zhao | Dec 10, 2007
A new study written about in the Harvard Business Review says that China’s capitalists are deeply influenced by Mao Zedong thought: Our research on the practices and attitudes of Chinese CEOs offers abundant evidence that Mao’s principles continue to influence top executives: All but one of 15 CEOs we interviewed told us they often turned […]
Profiting From Benchmarks: Reasons Behind China’s Rush To Develop Standards (Part Two) (ChinaTechNews)
by Glenn Tiffert | Apr 15, 2004
April 15, 2004 “China’s standards development process continues to be unclear and lacks transparency, planning, and open channels for international input. There is an unmistakable tendency on the part of the Chinese...
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