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Leadership Expert Likes Chinas Family Values

March 26, 2007
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Teresa Woodland, an American who runs a Beijing-based consultancy, says China’s adaptable people and continual changes appeal to her.
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Chinas Mr. Hyatt

March 26, 2007
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A quiet gesture at the end of a Beijing lunch spoke loudly about Edward Tai’s stature at hotel chain Hyatt.
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HR Consultant is a long Way From the Farm

March 16, 2007
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From a Beijing skyscraper office, Guo Xin runs Mercer Human Resource Consulting’s practice for mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. But he arrived there after a long journey from humble beginnings.
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Are The Kids Alright

March 16, 2007
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They’re called the “little emperors,” but their burden is big. China’s 20-somethings are given that imperial nickname because so many of them are single children—the result of the country’s population control policies. Seen as spoiled at times, young Chinese nevertheless have big responsibilities both in their family lives and when it comes to the country’s future leadership ranks.
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China Returnee Takes Lessons From Time Abroad

March 16, 2007
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China native Nick Zhang has one foot in the East and the other in the West—and hopes more of his countrymen will learn leadership lessons from overseas.
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The Right Profile for Leading In China

March 16, 2007
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Running the show in China amounts to a delicate balancing act, whether the executive is a Chinese national or an expatriate.
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The Too-Fast Track

March 16, 2007
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China’s rapid economic expansion has revealed a paucity of leadership talent, prompting companies to elevate young managers who oftentimes lack the necessary tools but, regardless, are highly sought after by competitors and can change jobs almost at will.
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The Good Life, China Style

March 12, 2007
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Why China Matters

March 9, 2007
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China emerged from 50 years of communist rule to become the manufacturer to the world, as well as the planet’s fastest-growing economy. What happens with the development of China’s workforce is likely to influence the West—including the United States. In this multimedia special report, staff writer Ed Frauenheim explores why China matters to workforce management professionals worldwide.
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Vendors Fast Boat to China

March 9, 2007
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Just as California in the mid-1800s was known as “gold mountain” to the Chinese, vendors of HR services with roots in the West see vast potential riches in today’s China and its tough leadership talent problems.
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