This calculated move by Google allowed them to legally circumvent China's censorship and shut down of their search engine by re-directing all search queries from google.cn to google.com.hk. But this move was still jeopardizing Google's Internet Content Provider license issued to them by the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. To solve this problem, Google stopped re-directing all searches to google.com.hk and started to offer a link to it at the bottom of the google.cn search page. Because Google decided to comply with China's censorship their market share of 29% in 2010 declined to 1.7% in 2013. Legal, Cultural and Ethical Challenges For Google, the legal, cultural and ethical challenges they faced in China turned out to be insurmountable.
The new development had great impact on production such that it was delayed thus delaying delivery of the product by 30 percent. The management had no option but rather to outsource services for its assembly process from China. This called for comprehensive analysis of the situation leading hiring of consultancy services from Grunwald and Vogel. The intention of hiring Grunwald and Vogel was to help the company address the issue of late delivery that affected production. Based on the case study, risk factors that affected outsourcing process included ethical concern, quality and patent protection.
However, Chiang and the GMD failed to gain population which was due to the lack of help and improvement towards the living standards of the millions of peasants in China, showing the GMD was only representative of minority groups and never fully solved all domestic problems in the country. In order these solve domestic problems in China, it was clear that foreign influence needed to be completely eliminated to enable China to become independent again. Nationalism was one of the GMD’s main three principles, so Chiang should have seen freeing China from foreign controls as a priority. Although he noticed this was important and went about fixing it by increasing the strictness of the Chinese law over foreign concessions which decreased the total number of foreign concessions from 33 to 13. Chiang did solve the domestic problem of foreign control in China; he relied on having foreigners around.
Case Analysis- Wal-Mart Introduction The implementation of Wal-Mart’s strategy in China has failed to achieve the desired sales results. Despite being the leading retailer in the world, Wal-Mart’s model of success that provides a key competitive advantage in the U.S. does not equally translate to diverse international communities. Likewise, Wal-Mart struggled in Germany and eventually withdrew by selling its stores to rival Metro. Despite the challenges currently being faced in China, Wal-Mart has experienced international success in Mexico, Canada and Britain. What long-term strategy should Wal-Mart adopt in China?
The policy was established to improve social, economic and environmental problems in China, as well to reduce the rapid growth of China’s population. It is known that from 1979 to 2011, China has prevented 400 million births. The One Child Policy was introduced to china for many reasons. One reason would be to supply China’s people. Like every other country, China has a limited amount of food, water, shelter and education; it does not have enough resources to supply the whole country, especially if the one child policy was never introduced.
As part of your analysis, answer these questions: o Can the old strategy continue to work in the future? o How should they cope with the challenges in China? ReignCom’s current strategy will not work for the future because their outsourced partner will not have the capacity to handle the demand for the MP3P market. They continue to pay high tariffs because they do not own a plant in China and there is always a threat of losing control and bargaining power with the outsourced company. The one way ReignCom’s current strategy could work is if the found another valuable outsourced company that provided the same terms they have with AV Chaseway, this way of doing business has been very successful for them so why change what’s working.
Dating in the USA Moving to the United States has been a huge cultural shock in regards to dating. I moved from China to the United States in 2011. When I first moved here I noticed several cultural differences, however dating is the one that has been the most challenging for me to fully understand. In China a date is a confirmation of a full relationship, and is typically set-up in a blind date scenario, workplace, or casual pick-up. In China it is very simple, if you like each other you date and are together with no games or additional rules.
In 1996, Mary Kay entered China after seeing a decline in sales in North and South America. In 1998, the Chinese government banned direct selling as a business model. Mary Kay had difficult choices to make as it seemed their life expectancy in China would be short. Could Mary Kay change its marketing strategy in China? What can other international companies wanting to do business in China learn from Mary Kay’s experiences and obstacles?
In order to grow its operations China, Caterpillar decided to take a route that has proven successful for many MNCs operating in the PRC and use M&A rather than build things from scratch. After looking around, in 2011 Caterpillar proposed the acquisition of ERA Mining Machinery and its subsidiary Siwei for $886 million. ERA Mining Machines (ERA) was a mining machinery firm in China that was listed in Hong Kong and was the result of a reverse merger. While Siwei, ERA’s wholly own subsidiary, had always been a manufacturer of mining machines, ERA was a neophyte in the industry. ERA had previously “acquired” Siwei through a reverse merger.