Our broad experience in China allows us to address a broad array of issues.

We are China specialists and business generalists.  Across all functions of your business you probably have a pretty good idea how to be effective.  The problem is achieving that level of effectiveness when China or other emerging market locations are involved.  That’s where we come in.  We have abundant experience helping American and European companies enter the Chinese market and manage more effectively after they have established their operation.  We’ve worked in wide variety of industries, including industrial equipment, food, energy, financial services, and specialty materials.  If you have problems to fix in China or help working with Chinese operations we can likely be of service.


  • Evaluating the local market
  • Adapting the business model
  • Syncing strategy with operations
  • Getting started and established


  • Adapting and implementing the management system
  • Performance measurement and improvement
  • Increasing visibility into the operation



Management Issues

  • Preventing management drift
  • Dealing with corruption
  • Avoiding the gatekeeper syndrome
  • Managing from long-distance
  • Adjusting your management system/style for China
  • Managing a less experienced workforce
  • Integrating China with HQ
  • Addressing communication challenges
  • Overcoming the China hangover
  • Building relationships


  • Evaluating and managing leaders
  • Recruiting and retaining employees
  • Shaping the corporate culture
  • Integrating China with the rest of the company

Functional areas

  • Manufacturing
  • Operations
  • Supply chain
  • Quality control
  • Business development
  • Banking and finance


Functional Issues

  • Market entry first steps
  • Establishing a distribution channel
  • Adjusting your business model to fit China
  • Finding/qualifying suppliers
  • Finding the right price (without sacrificing quality)
  • Getting quality out of China
  • Sourcing best practices
  • Recruiting best practices
  • Minimizing turnover
  • Making sure you get paid
  • Protecting your intellectual property
  • Banking best practices