The author of this book has interviewed more than 30 people working in China, who are all managers or CEOs from Fortune 500 companies. They came to China to do business and make money. They may know little about China but they have their own management concepts. Working here in China they may have various different experiences, impressions and encounter numerous obstacles or conflicts including culture, customs, public relationships, management concepts and government systems. What have they learned from working in China? What do they think of the Chinese investment environment? What successful and unsuccessful experiences have they had working in China? How have they benefited from the Chinese market? This book seeks to answer these questions and describes their experience with first-hand interviews.
Many of their stories have already been carried by various news agencies and wire services, helping people around the world develop a better understanding of China and helping business executives formulate strategies and plans to succeed in the world's most dynamic market.
About the author
The articles featured in this book were written by some of the most experienced business journalists in the country. These reporters have been tracking China's spiraling economy for years, writing on such topics as multinational companies, real estate, the development of the Chinese stock market, government reforms, state-owned enterprises, and the rapid rise of local private businesses as well as entrepreneurs.