A FOCUSED PURSUIT in China: 14 Business Tips to Know Before You Go [NOOK Book]

Overview

China is ready for you...but are YOU ready for CHINA?

A 2010 global survey found China to be the most popular destination for emerging assignments in foreign countries. In addition, the study discovered that China is the most challenging location for working expats, as well as the country with the highest rate of foreign assignment failure!

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A FOCUSED PURSUIT in China: 14 Business Tips to Know Before You Go

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Overview

China is ready for you...but are YOU ready for CHINA?

A 2010 global survey found China to be the most popular destination for emerging assignments in foreign countries. In addition, the study discovered that China is the most challenging location for working expats, as well as the country with the highest rate of foreign assignment failure!

Is your company sending part of its workforce to Shanghai? Are you looking forward to an internship or study abroad in Beijing? 'A FOCUSED PURSUIT in China: 14 Business Tips to Know Before You Go' will prepare you for the adventure ahead! You ll learn how to use 'name cards' correctly, conduct business dinners, make lifelong contacts, and more!
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Editorial Reviews

Dean Lindsay
"If you are headed East, I highly recommend you pack along Mike Meier’s ‘14 Tips’ for the journey. It is awesome that everyone now has access to Mike’s wit and wisdom regarding his unique experiences abroad. I am certain that his energetic and inspirational words will help you “Be Progress” in all of your challenging moments in China!"
—Dean Lindsay, Author of The Progress Challenge and Cracking the Networking CODE
Warwick John Fahy
“China presents one of the most enticing and challenging opportunities for business people from around the world today. Mike Meier’s lively and entertaining read delivers the basics to get started on your China journey. Learn from Mike’s street smarts and your success will last longer than one minute in the Middle Kingdom!”
—Warwick John Fahy, Author, The One Minute Presenter, Shanghai-based Executive Speech Coach for CFOs and CEOs
Darren Small
“I first came to China in 2002, and since that time I have had to get used to a number of different cultural habits and customs. 'A FOCUSED PURSUIT in China: 14 Business Tips to Know Before You Go' covers the key areas so you will be prepared both mentally and physically.”
—Darren Scott Small, Senior Foreign Trainer – Tianjin Office, Wall Street English (China)
Jennifer Francis
“Mike’s candid story about his experiences in China is a refreshing contrast to today’s so-called ‘travel guides.’ 'A FOCUSED PURSUIT in China: 14 Business Tips to Know Before You Go' offers a first-hand lens to the day-to-day interactions and experiences of relocation. This is a TREMENDOUS resource for students, employees, and vacationers alike.”
—Jennifer Francis, Communications Leader, General Electric
Willy Leparulo
“Your book is certainly very interesting and insightful. I have had some experience with my students here at FSU wanting to travel abroad, and your book is a must read! Nowadays, China is such a popular vacation and business travel destination, so getting the information from one source like your book is an excellent resource.”
—Willy Leparulo, Academic Coordinator, Florida State University
FOCUSED PURSUIT in China back cover - Dean Lindsay
"If you are headed East, I highly recommend you pack along Mike Meier’s ‘14 Tips’ for the journey. It is awesome that everyone now has access to Mike’s wit and wisdom regarding his unique experiences abroad. I am certain that his energetic and inspirational words will help you “Be Progress” in all of your challenging moments in China!"
—Dean Lindsay, Author of The Progress Challenge and Cracking the Networking CODE
FOCUSED PURSUIT in China inside cover - Darren Small
“I first came to China in 2002, and since that time I have had to get used to a number of different cultural habits and customs. 'A FOCUSED PURSUIT in China: 14 Business Tips to Know Before You Go' covers the key areas so you will be prepared both mentally and physically.”
—Darren Scott Small, Senior Foreign Trainer – Tianjin Office, Wall Street English (China)
FOCUSED PURSUIT in China back cover - Jennifer Francis
“Mike’s candid story about his experiences in China is a refreshing contrast to today’s so-called ‘travel guides.’ 'A FOCUSED PURSUIT in China: 14 Business Tips to Know Before You Go' offers a first-hand lens to the day-to-day interactions and experiences of relocation. This is a TREMENDOUS resource for students, employees, and vacationers alike.”
—Jennifer Francis, Communications Leader, General Electric
FOCUSED PURSUIT in China inside cover - Warwick John Fahy
“China presents one of the most enticing and challenging opportunities for business people from around the world today. Mike Meier’s lively and entertaining read delivers the basics to get started on your China journey. Learn from Mike’s street smarts and your success will last longer than one minute in the Middle Kingdom!”
—Warwick John Fahy, Author, The One Minute Presenter, Shanghai-based Executive Speech Coach for CFOs and CEOs
FOCUSED PURSUIT in China inside cover - Willy Leparulo
“Your book is certainly very interesting and insightful. I have had some experience with my students here at FSU wanting to travel abroad, and your book is a must read! Nowadays, China is such a popular vacation and business travel destination, so getting the information from one source like your book is an excellent resource.”
—Willy Leparulo, Academic Coordinator, Florida State University
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780615417257
  • Publisher: Maximizer World Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/22/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 80
  • Sales rank: 1,076,563
  • File size: 135 KB

Meet the Author

Mike Meier, MBA has worked and traveled throughout China, where he learned and applied specific concepts that have brought him great business success. He is constantly researching the changing landscape of Chinese business culture and provides informative, practical workshops on the subject.

Mike is Managing Director of FOCUSED PURSUIT LLC. He has traveled to nearly twenty countries, currently teaches international business management at Korea Nazarene University near Seoul, Republic of Korea, but Hillsboro, Illinois, will always be home.

You can learn more about Mike and FOCUSED PURSUIT at FOCUSEDPURSUIT dot com.
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