U.S. and China Summit (A Bi-Lateral Relationship)

Throughout the various company visits and lecture panels we attended, a common theme that has come up over again is the importance of China and America’s bi-lateral relationship. It has even been called the most consequential relationship between any two countries. I too think that this bi-lateral relationship is vital for both the economy and […]

Starbucks

Starbucks is a well-known coffee company, not just in America, but also throughout the world. Their mission statement is “to inspire and nurture the human spirit—one person, one cup and one neighborhood at a time.” As of December 28, 2014, there were 21, 878 total stores worldwide spread across 67 countries. While in Beijing, I […]

Chinese and American Business Culture

There are distinct differences between Chinese culture and American culture. This difference is apparent when comparing the characteristics of corporate governance models of the Chinese to that of the Americans. While America has the characteristics of the Anglo-Saxon model, China has the characteristics of a relationship-based model. Anglo-Saxon Model              In the Anglo Saxon Model, […]