1,000 Days in Shanghai: The Volkswagen Story - The First Chinese-German Car Factory


On Sale Now! Save 8% on the 1,000 Days in Shanghai: The Volkswagen Story - The First Chinese-German Car Factory by Wiley at Lit Blogger. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Posth arrived in China with a vision. He navigated a steep learningcurve, achieved his goals and now shares an insightful, first-handaccount of an intriguing journey that included bumps andhighlights. 1,000 Days in Shanghai is a breathtaking manualfor anyone contemplating a business career in the increasinglyvibrant arena of today's China. It is also a personal account, donewith great sensitivity, revealing between the lines a deep respectfor the spirit that propels China's social and


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Posth arrived in China with a vision. He navigated a steep learningcurve, achieved his goals and now shares an insightful, first-handaccount of an intriguing journey that included bumps andhighlights. 1,000 Days in Shanghai is a breathtaking manualfor anyone contemplating a business career in the increasinglyvibrant arena of today's China. It is also a personal account, donewith great sensitivity, revealing between the lines a deep respectfor the spirit that propels China's social and industrialrevolution today.—Hans Michael Jebsen, Chairman, Jebsen and Co., Ltd. To really understand China's economic development, one needs tolook at the history of individual projects. This applies inparticular to those who are considering a venture on site. Thisbook by Martin Posth is a unique document on the subject: evidenceof profound knowledge, didactically sound, with comprehensibleconclusions--simply readable!—Prof. Heinrich v. Pierer, Former Chairman of the SupervisoryBoard, Siemens AG, Former Chairman of the German Asian-PacificBusiness Commission, Co-Chairman of the German-Chinese DialogForumThis book is a must-read for anyone seeking to work in or viaChina. The personal experiences of a pioneering manager can alsohelp management to see the transformation of China in a new light.Anybody wanting to be successful in China should heed the practicallessons that Martin Posth draws.—Prof. Dr. Eberhard Sandschneider, Otto-Wolff-Director,Research Institute, Executive Officer, German Council on ForeignRelations (DGAP)In establishing the Volkswagen works in Shanghai at thebeginning of Deng Xiaoping's reform era, Martin Posth made a breachin the wall behind which the People's Republic of China had dug itstrenches up until then. His experiences are useful for anyonewanting to work the Chinese market with any degree of success. Thefascinating reading that his report makes, and heeding his lessons,can help any entrepreneur to avoid costly mistakes.—Dr. Theo Sommer, DIE ZEIT, Editor-at-LargeFor the Chinese, this book by Martin Posth is a historicdocument on the Open Door Policy for foreign investors. It is amust-read.—Prof. Xu Kuangdi, Mayor of Shanghai 1995-2001; Chairman,China Federation of Industrial Economics (CFIE); Co-Chairman of theGerman-Chinese Dialog Forum

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Manufacturer:
Wiley
Category:
Transportation
Release Date:
2008-06-25
EAN:
9780470823880
ISBN:
0470823887
Edition:
1
Author:
Martin Posth
Publisher:
Wiley
Creator:
Ian Travis
Publication Date:
2008-08-29
Binding:
Paperback
Item Weight:
0.77 pounds
Item Size:
0.8 x 9.09 x 6.1 inches
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0.8 pounds
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6 x 0.9 x 8.9 inches

 


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