China Matters Podcasts
Podcast: Interview with Arthur Wei, China Hewlett-Packard's regional general manager of Northern China
Arthur Wei describes the challenges of recruiting and retaining top talent in China.
Podcast: Interview with Edward Tai, vice president of Hyatt International Hotels and Resorts for China and Taiwan
Edward Tai talks about how Hyatt's long-term development plans for rising stars can go for naught in the country's tight market for leadership talent. He also describes the market for top talent in China.
Podcast: Interview with Helen Tantau, senior partner with executive search firm Korn-Ferry International in Shanghai
Major talent management firms like Korn/Ferry International are doing brisk business in China. Helen Tantau, senior client partner with Shanghai Korn/Ferry Human Capital Consulting Company, talks about major changes in the market for business leaders in China during the past few years.
Podcast: Interview with Teresa Woodland, a Beijing-based independent consultant
Teresa Woodland is a Beijing-based consultant. She says firms in China are promoting people more quickly than they might in other parts of the world. But, she said, there are steps companies can take to ease the transitions.
Podcast: Interview with Guo Xin, managing director for Greater China for Mercer Human Resource Consulting
Guo Xin is managing director for Greater China for Mercer Human Resource Consulting. During an interview at Mercer's Beijing offices, Guo says that leadership is critical for firms in China because the country's vast potential market makes it a "hill to die for."
Podcast: Interviews with Sandrine Zerbib, president Adidas for Greater China, and Angel Yu Adidas’ vice president of HR and administration for Greater China
Sandrine Zerbib, president of sports clothing firm Adidas for Greater China. During an interview at the company’s Shanghai offices, Zerbib talks about how fast growth in China makes the use of expatriate leaders critical. She also sees a new generation of Chinese leaders emerging. Angel Yu is Adidas’ vice president of HR and administration for Greater China. She describes the company’s system for assessing and developing leaders in China.
Podcast: Interview with Yang Bo-ning, director of corporate communications and public affairs for Motorola (China) Electronics Ltd.
Yang Boning, director of corporate communications and public affairs for Motorola (China) Electronics Ltd. Talks about how business in China is blending the best practices and cultural traditions of the east and West.