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Q: Which books (English versions) would you recommend in quest to understand Chinese companies/biz?

5 years 15 weeks ago in  Business & Jobs - China

 
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Here you go:

 

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One of the "xxxx for Dummies" books.

 

I think it is called "Doing Business in China for Dummies" though I am uncertain of the exact title. I read it many years ago when I set out on the self employment trail. There are several tips and ideas in this book that should help you overcome many of the risks and obstacles you will face.

 

 

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"mr China" by Tim Glissold is a good read. Its on Kindle too.

Its a bit dated now but it has many good observations on doing business in China. But even better than that, it sort of shows up the stupidity of western bankers.

Another good one is "Poorly made in China". Also on kindle.

If I had to choose between the two, I would go for the latter. Really funny stories in there.

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