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Even Intel’s China strategy needs better alignment

I read this article because of the amazing story of Sean Maloney’s stroke and recovery process (my sister had a similar stroke in February, 2010, and writes about it here). Buried near the end of the article is this little … Continue reading

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The Drum Beat of Growth in Emerging Markets

This is one of those weeks when it seems as though every news source is mentioning the growth of emerging markets: The pharmaceuticals industry is tracking five big deals in emerging markets… Universities in Asian emerging markets are recruiting US … Continue reading

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Car Sales Soar…in India and China

The Wall Street Journal (sorry, subscription required) noted earlier this week that February car sales in India increased 22% over last year.  China’s car sales increased by 2.7% in January and February.   This contrasts starkly with car sales in … Continue reading

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Mixed Reviews of Outsourcing in China

The past few weeks have brought a couple of notes about outsourcing IT services to China, with rather different perspectives. McKinsey’s recent research note notes some key challenges: lack of employees with strong English skills and international project management capabilities, … Continue reading

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