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August 22, 2005

A Good Manager Takes Longer to Find..in China

From Newsweek:
By Sarah Schafer
Newsweek International

Aug. 29, 2005 issue - Chief executive Li Hsu had a problem. The head of Fiber-xon, a manufacturer of components for communications networks that's headquartered in California but whose main operations are in China, spent three months interviewing for a vice president of operations. He finally landed one—who left three months later for a better offer. For another top job, Li scoured the mainland for recruits before finally poaching one from one of his Taiwan-based vendors. In China, "it's easy to recruit low-level talent," Li says. "But if you want someone who's topnotch it's hard."

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Posted by Becky at August 22, 2005 9:29 PM Posted to International