Ebook: Is The Western Management Model Better?
In today’s Western corporate culture, a lot of importance is placed on efficient leadership.
In the past it was a lot simpler: leaders were transactional, transformational, or charismatic. Today there is a whole range of Western leadership styles. We have to ask ourselves whether we are blinded by our past successes, or if it is because we simply don’t know how to incorporate these Chinese management styles? Or maybe we’re just misunderstanding it, or not yet seeing this style of leadership in its full global context?
When it comes to Chinese management style, we're making three fundamentally incorrect assumptions:
- Chinese employees follow orders because of their conformist nature.
- The Chinese management style is a command hierarchy.
- China’s market requires a management style that only works with a lot of staff.
Let's explore those in this ebook.