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Less big ticket speakers, more on serious subjects

Al Gore: too expensive?via WikipediaThe New York Times has a nice analysis on how the speakers’ business is faring under the now-expected economic recession. While big ticket speakers like Al…

The internet is the community – Sam Flemming

Sam Flemmingby Fons1 via FlickrWhen you say internet, you say community, argues CIC’s Sam Flemming in his latest white paper on the Internet Word On Mouth (IWOM), depicting the fast…

Foxconn tries to sneak out of China

Xu Ping We already heard the stories about Taiwanese factory owners in Guangdong who left their close-to bankrupt enterprises over the wall that was designed to keep people out. But…

Just pumping capital in the stock market does not help – Arthur Kroeber

Arthur Kroeberby Fons1 via FlickrChina’s planning authorities intend to push up to 400 billion Renminbi into the stock market, but analysts like Arthur Kroeber do not necessarily think that is…

Economic fundamentals are still in place – Arthur Kroeber

Arthur Kroeberby Fons1 via FlickrWhile China’s growth might take a hit, its fundamentals are still in place, says economic analyst Arthur Kroeber in Time. “People who don’t follow China on…

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At the China Speakers Bureau we are setting up a newsletter, that will keep you updated about what is happening with our speakers and their contributions to the China debate….

China’s consumers reduce spending – Tom Doctoroff

Tom Doctoroffby Fons1 via FlickrChina’s consumers will reduce spending and certainly not offer a way out for US and European companies, says marketing guru Tom Doctoroff in the Shanghai Daily….

Getting the innovation from Asia – Bill Fischer

Bill Fischerby Fons1 via FlickrFour out of ten innovative companies are coming from Asia, says IMD-professor Bill Fischer and program director about a ground-breaking program on “driving strategic innovation”. Fischer…

How to work with speakers’ bureaus

James Farrer by Fons1 via FlickrI just walked into this weblog, the Speaker Launcher blog, meant for speakers and giving them advice. Great stuff if you are not sure how…

Bailout focuses on state-owned companies – Victor Shih

Victor Shih China’s state-owned enterprises are struggling to get their piece of the rescue capital the central government is pumping into the economy, writes financial expert Victor Shih in his…

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