Tag Archives: China

Five Myths About Global Executive Layoffs and Job Market


[tweetmeme source=”AnneEgros”] In 2010, the median number of weeks jobseekers had been unemployed prior to finding a job in the USA was about 10 weeks according to the  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Before the financial crisis in 2007, that number was … Continue reading

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7 Billion: Are You Typical?


Thought provoking video from  National Geographic Magazine ! You think your cultural values are universal ? Think again ! The questions that this excellent video raises are : How this shift in demographics will affect the way business is done globally … Continue reading

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Happy Chinese New Year To My Fellow Rabbits


Chinese New Year is celebrated in many countries outside China and the “Chinatowns” worldwide. For example, when I was living in Japan, every new year I  bought a wood plate with the animal of the year painted on it. I usually … Continue reading

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Social Media Usage Across Cultures


[tweetmeme source=”AnneEgros”] With the globalization we have seen an increase of usage of social media everywhere. According to Nielsen research (January 2010), global consumers spent more than five and half hours per month on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter … Continue reading

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The War For Talent: Executives Working For Chinese Companies


[tweetmeme source=”AnneEgros”] Article review: I found this interesting article from Knowledge at Wharton Website: The Pitfalls, Perils … and Rewards of Expat Executives Working for Chinese Bosses http://bit.ly/bkDhtd This excellent article summarized why a lot of non-Chinese leaders are struggling  in … Continue reading

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