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Leadership in China: Many roads lead to Beijing

Leadership in China: Many roads lead to Beijing

Your company has a major project, and you need to motivate your staff in order to reach the deadline of this project. In different countries, different leadership skills are required to successfully complete such an assignment as a manager. In your own country you...

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Famous Failures in China

Famous Failures in China

Doing business in China is generally perceived as challenging, especially for small business owners with budgets that require making choices. Should they pay for a market entry study to determine their market or pay for the translation of documents? Should they pay...

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Tips for Sourcing in China

Tips for Sourcing in China

China is still a very interesting choice to consider sourcing your products. Even though labor costs are rising quickly, China has a huge labor pool and well developed infrastructure. Combine this with a big market and it is easy to see potential. Therefore, this...

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Determining Your China Strategy in 8 Important Steps

Determining Your China Strategy in 8 Important Steps

How do you become successful in the largest consumer market in the world? It is the billion RMB question people ask themselves all around the western world. The answer is not as simple as the question and is subject to multiple coherent aspects. Success in the Chinese...

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What happened in the year 1421?

From 1421 to 1423, during the Ming Dynasty of China under Emperor Zhu Di (朱棣) the fleets of Admiral Zheng He (鄭和), commanded by the Chinese captains, discovered Australia, New Zealand, the Americas, Antarctica, the Northeast Passage; and circumnavigated Greenland.

Due to this endeavour we can conclude that “1421 is the year that the Chinese discover the world”.