Beyond the Great Wall: Intellectual Property Strategies for Chinese Companies

China is in the early stages of its economic development. This report describes the five phases of IP evolution that companies and nations pass through. Without strong international IP rights, Chinese companies may face exclusion from international markets, have to pay onerous royalties, or be otherwise penalized. While it is written for Chinese companies, the main messages of the report apply broadly to companies in … [ Read more ]

Organizing for Global Advantage in China, India, and Other Rapidly Developing Economies

This report sets forth the organizational practices and design principles of companies that are operating successfully in rapidly developing economies, particularly China and India. Whether global companies are currently engaged in sourcing, manufacturing, selling, or conducting R&D in these markets-or, very often, doing all four-they are finding the task of organizing their activities there a significant challenge.