Tag: Human Resources

Dealing with Dispatch Labor under China’s New Labor Law

By Jake Parker  New regulations limiting the proportion of dispatch—or temporary—workers in China went into effect more than a month ago, constraining hiring choices and requiring labor force restructuring for many companies. A follow-up to the 2013 Labor Contract Law...

/ April 18, 2014

Company Culture in Building a Strong and Stable Workforce in China

Chinese employees value companies with a clear vision and leaders they can admire and trust.  By Christine Raynaud and Angie Eagan  In today’s knowledge economy and environment of economic globalization, corporate culture has become an important competitive force in recruiting...

/ November 8, 2013

The Expat’s Competitive Edge

Technical skills, cross-cultural knowledge, and language abilities can help expats in China find positions in a competitive market. By Abraham Sorock  While foreigners once occupied a privileged position at the center of business in China, companies today are dedicated to...

/ October 21, 2013

What a China Team Needs

By Janet Carmosky Consider the scale, the scope, and the stakes of the engagement of American businesses with China today: it’s a regional base, a place to tap engineering and manufacturing resources, an important market, and a breeding ground for...

/ August 13, 2013

Leading a Cross-Cultural Workplace

Blending Chinese and Western management styles can help business leaders operate effectively across borders. By Mary Rezek In a global business environment, never has the need been greater for business leaders to be effective and authentic in culturally diverse markets....

/ August 9, 2013

Managing the Ambitions of Chinese Professionals

Though compensation is important, career progression, better benefits, and a company’s strategic vision are all critical factors in whether an employee takes a new job.by Christine RaynaudDuring the last decade, the Chinese economy grew at a spectacular rate, continuously lifting...

/ October 1, 2012

How to Reduce Hepatitis B in the Workplace

The success of GE China’s HBV vaccination program offers an example for companies considering similar programs by Stephen A. Maloy General Electric China Co., Ltd. (GE China) offered a voluntary, free hepatitis B virus (HBV) vaccination program to all employees...

/ July 1, 2009

Unionization Drive Leaves Room for Compromise

China plans to unionize all foreign-invested enterprises by 2010, but companies can work with employees to achieve a relatively positive outcome by Andreas Lauffs and Jonathan Isaacs The All-China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) last June formally announced a new...