- Companies like IBM and P&G have prospered by opening their borders, but there are cautionary lessons from the quality movement of the 1980s.
- Once associated with pirated goods, China’s shan zhai companies have become competitive players, even in mature industries.
- By embracing the principles of lean manufacturing, Wipro Technologies learned how best to complete software projects.June 25, 2009
- The CEO of Applied Materials offers a road map for the adoption of solar energy technologies in the United States.June 16, 2009 by William J. Holstein
- In just a few decades, Chinese companies have evolved into international conglomerates capable of competing at the highest levels.June 11, 2009
- A long-standing champion of high-tech innovation foresees a fundamental shift toward more transparent institutions and a more relationship-driven economy.May 26, 2009 by Art Kleiner
- Even as they struggle through the economic meltdown, vehicle makers can look ahead to a high-growth, flexible, global future.
- Strategies to improve working capital deficiencies and unearth excess cash from corporate balance sheets.
- Lenovo’s ill-fated ambitions reveal the difficulties China faces in developing and managing innovative global corporations.May 26, 2009 by William J. Holstein
- Investing abroad can lead to an increase in domestic spending on R&D and salaries.May 14, 2009
- Even in the face of the economic downturn, a survey finds that multinationals in China are upgrading their mainland operations and encouraging the government to improve the education and productivity of Chinese workers.
- February 24, 2009 by Richard Rawlinson
- A molecular biologist and entrepreneur sees green as the next wave of the genomic revolution.February 24, 2009 by Ann Graham
- The right question to consider now is how best to pursue the two countries together.
- Reducing head count may seem like a quick way to cut costs, but it can also reduce overall profitability.February 12, 2009
- The advent of environmentally friendly automobiles is jump-starting a global battle over battery technology.February 3, 2009 by William J. Holstein
- Faced with plummeting demand, automakers should make vehicles with features that match customer preferences.
- Global companies today can learn from the Japanese enterprises that thrived during the country’s “lost decade.”
- Emerging economies that open their markets to foreign capital investment can expect growth in manufacturing productivity and workers’ wages.December 11, 2008
- A survey of automakers and their suppliers unearths the management prerequisites for working together profitably.
- Asia As It IsNovember 25, 2008 by Marc Levinson
- Fast Competition and Flat DenialNovember 25, 2008 by Phil Rosenzweig
- To help corporations create knowledge more consciously, the author of Managing Flow draws on Western and Eastern philosophic traditions.November 25, 2008 by Sally Helgesen
- IT departments can generate understanding of the impact of products on the environment.
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