Archive for April, 2011

The Value of Transparency in Hiring

Lets talk transparency in hiring. In China, I know a business where a production manager physically intimidated a quality manager. Workers had to restrain the production manager from hitting the quality manager in a meeting. The Western leader never knew this happened. We need to have businesses where information like this moves to the right […]

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Posted in: Being the Right Person, China, China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Culture Development, Leadership, Team Development

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The Right Company Atmosphere is Possible

Company atmosphere should be blue skies with white clouds. It discourages me that some companies put up with their company being “that way”. What they mean is that China is inscrutable and so are the workings of their China holdings. They get production, but China gets blamed for performance gaps. Sometimes companies get hurt because […]

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Why talk Company Culture? What’s it Worth?

Companies like to talk on measurables and deliverables, and so talk on company culture often gets pushed aside. However, one of my first clients here in China was Adobe, as they know that the unmeasurables are more valuable than any might think. I think that is why they are soon to be a Fortune 500 […]

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Posted in: Culture Development, Leadership, Motivating Workers, Team Development

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How To Protect Your China IP – Go here and here

China IP is not centrally lost by the internet in China.  Dan Harris at China Law Blog makes a good point, and I want to follow up on it here. However, I encourage you to go look at what he says over there. He notes that if you always have something new that your customers want […]

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