Archive for April, 2012

Is the End of Cheap China the End of China for the West? Part II

I want to note the recent survey results from Amcham China.   Get a look at the full results here Despite added pressures, China is increasingly viewed as a major growing market: 82 percent of respondents surveyed plan to increase investment in their China operations in 2012, with 66 percent saying their goal is to produce […]

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Is the End of Cheap China the End of China for the West? Part I

The Procurement Leaders have a post up on China that you can view here See the little bit I have pasted below as well. News – Large manufacturers shift operations from China to the US According to a new survey by The Boston Consulting Group more than a third of US-based manufacturing companies with sales […]

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Are You Afraid Of Any Of Your Chinese Workers and What They Might Do? Part II

So yesterday, we mentioned that you need to keep these people that keep you captive out of your factory.   Today, I want to talk about what you do if they are in your facility and you feel a kind of fear about them  You are afraid they will take revenge if you correct them or […]

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Posted in: China, China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Culture Development, Leadership, Team Development

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Are You Afraid Of Any Of Your Chinese Workers And What They Might Do? Part I

It is altogether too common. Some Chinese workers will seek revenge if you let them go.  So how should we look at this? Afraid of any of your Chinese Workers? In the late 90’s I knew a U.S. company that hired a woman recommended by their shifty old landlord.  Later they found out he had […]

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Need New People? – Make The Rare Triple Play

I may not catch this webinar, but what they say in the opening here is so right…. Hiring + 90 Wisdom and M4R Model: Managing and Engaging in the First Quarter Hiring the right person – check. Managing the new hire – check. Engaging the new hire – uh oh! The first 90 days can […]

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Posted in: China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Coaching, Motivating Workers, Team Development

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How Should We View China?

Today, we can see how Americans see China and think how we should see China.   All Roads to China put up an interesting chart from China Daily that inspires this post.  View whole post here. I have pasted the chart below.  Also, view the other Gallup results where the data came from here Older Americans […]

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