Tag: Q&A

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How One China Strategist Leapt His Own Great Wall

A former China market entry strategist answers questions about the cultural issues of American-Chinese business relations and discusses how American companies should manage these differences. By Ellen Huber When Den Leventhal found himself singing a near-and-dear Hebrew song at a...

/ March 12, 2015

Inside China’s Media Revolution

Mei Yan, a former journalist and media executive, talks about how censorship shapes the news in China and how the media has changed since her father served as Mao’s propaganda chief. By Christina Nelson Mei Yan has witnessed the changes...

/ March 20, 2014

Investing in Clean Air

Opportunities for Thermo Fisher Scientific have expanded as China has boosted efforts to curb air pollution. By Christina Nelson Severe air pollution in China’s major cities has closed schools, delayed flights, and inspired a variety of creative homemade air filtration solutions....

/ January 27, 2014

Navigating Difference

A business professor answers questions about the cultural and ethical issues of American-Chinese business relations and discusses how American companies are managing these differences. By Christina Nelson  The problems multinational companies face while doing business in China are well documented....

/ October 24, 2013

Protecting Intellectual Property from Cyberthreats

Research by Verizon indicates that cyberattacks aimed at stealing intellectual property may be on the rise, but companies can take steps to mitigate these threats. By Christina Nelson  Cybersecurity and protecting intellectual property has long been a concern for multinational...

/ June 17, 2013

China’s New Leadership Faces Familiar Problems

Boston University’s Joseph Fewsmith discusses the governance problems China’s new leaders will face over the next decade. With Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang now officially in place as president and premier, China’s new leaders face a growing list of challenges...

/ April 15, 2013

Rating China’s Economy

The CEO of Moody’s discusses China’s evolving credit system, economic performance, and liberalization of the country’s financial services sector.Moody’s Corp.—a global provider of credit ratings, research, tools, and analysis of financial markets—rates and tracks debt covering more than 110 countries....

/ October 1, 2012

FedEx Delivers in China

The global transportation leader hopes to tap into China’s growing domestic express delivery market.As a global leader in the transportation and information industry, Federal Express Corp. handles more than 8.5 million shipments for express, ground, freight, and expedited delivery service...

/ April 1, 2012

China’s Role in the WTO

On the 10th anniversary of China’s World Trade Organization entry, WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy highlights the significance of the country’s membership. Established in 1995, the World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization that manages trade rules between...

/ October 1, 2011

General Motors Races Ahead in the China Market

By studying local consumers, developing vehicles to suit local needs, and benefiting from the country’s economic stimulus incentives, GM has reaped success in China.One of the world’s largest automakers, General Motors Co. (GM) and its partners produce cars and trucks...

/ April 1, 2011