Doing Business in China
The 10 Most
Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
David Everhart [BIO]
its enormous population, low labor costs, and expanding
economy, China represents staggering potential business
opportunities for Western firms. But according to leading US
- East Asian relations expert, David Everhart, these
opportunities can be blown by making one of
the following common mistakes:
Executive team builds
an inflexible strategic plan for China before
understanding the business environment.
Not enough homework.
Time horizons are too
Not spending enough
Choosing the wrong
investment vehicle, location, or partner.
Not understanding how
to motivate, mentor, and train Chinese employees.
Not trusting your
Your motives are
tactical, the Chinese partner's are strategic (or vice
Not spending enough
time and effort building relationships.
out how to avoid and/or correct these mistakes, plan on
joining this 90 minute audio
session led by David Everhart on Wednesday, June 29, from
1-2:30 pm ET.
session will include a 60-minute presentation with frequent
opportunities for questions & answers.
your whole team to join you - the fee is the same as long as
it's on one phone line, just put it on speakerphone!
About the Session Leader
David Everhart is
Executive Director of Ionis International, a Pacific
Rim-focused intercultural training and consulting firm based
in Boulder, Colorado. An Asia specialist by academic study
and work experience, Mr. Everhart has been involved in
U.S.-East Asian relations for twenty years. He has conducted
training programs throughout the United States and in Asia
for American, Japanese, and Chinese executives from Advanced
Energy, Agilent Technologies, Amgen, Boeing, Conoco,
Corning, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Honeywell, Lincoln
Financial, Mentor Graphics, Mitsubishi Electric, Pfizer,
Rayovac, Sankyo Pharma, Sharp, Wal-Mart, Yamaha and many
other firms. In addition, Mr. Everhart teaches highly-rated
executive courses on Japanese and Chinese management at the
California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Mr. Everhart
teaches from his first-hand experiences working in Asia.
Mr. Everhart holds a B.A. from Cornell University and an
M.A. in East Asian Studies from the University of Michigan.
Mr. Everhart travels extensively throughout Asia and around
the globe, and speaks Japanese.
This AudioSession is not currently
scheduled. If you would like us to offer a repeat session in the
future, please fill out our
Topic Request Form
February 14, 2006
Unlimited attendance per phone connection
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