Category Archives: 2011 Student

The Skull and Cross Bones Crowd Meets the Orfalea College … in China??

[I am reposting and supplementing this post I ran a year or two ago, after reading an article that appeared last week in the Wall Street Journal on this very topic.] An FYI re: developments in the MBA marketplace …. … Continue reading

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The Art of War, Er, I Mean … Eating at a Chinese Buffet

China’s re-customization to prosperity and the wonders of things like all-you-can-eat buffets and boat cruise dining can make for some interesting YouTube videos. As China “modernizes” so will some of the dining etiquette. But for now buffet in China can … Continue reading

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An American Rapper (and Entrepreneur) in China

“Yo’ dawg,” as some say. Click HERE and HERE (scroll down a bit for this second video) and check out this NPR story and two short videos on rap daddy Eli Sweet, who is breakin’ it down in Chengdu in … Continue reading

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Sex, Beef and the Quarter Pounder in China

Check out this Wall Street Journal article on McDonald’s Strategy in China. It’s a hoot to read. Who would have thought beef could be sooo “sexy”? Yaaaah Baaabby! On a serious note, I will try to get you into a … Continue reading

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Dollar Stores And White Trash

I know some people who consider dollar stores to be beneath them. I have heard elitists mock those who shop as dollar stores as being white trash (WT). I love dollar stores. So, yes, I guess you can call me … Continue reading

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YouTube Videos on India

Post by Professor Jay Singh. The below videos provide you with foundational information to get you thinking about India, and business issues related thereto. 1. India Rising – (10:14 minutes; ABC News) An interesting commentary on the reasons behind the … Continue reading

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A Little Money Goes a Long Way in China

I am impressed and humbled by those who do non-profit work who can stretch a few dollars a long way to make a significant different in the lives of others. A good example of this is Tom Stader at The … Continue reading

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Wise Men and Wise Women in Business Come With Humility and Bearing Gifts

Gifts are a big deal in China. It’s part of the expectation and game. In historical China, one brought gifts to the Emperor as part of the expected “kowtow”; today, it may take a different form — in dealing with … Continue reading

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Monkey!!

Submitted by: Billy Jencks What does it mean to be human? This is the question, ironically, which plagues the existence of Sun Wukong, the Monkey King. Sun Wukong, or Monkey, is a fictional character of the Buddhist, Taoist, and Confucian … Continue reading

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Gone Baby, Gone … Even From Mexico

In response to my post, Corporate Strategy and the Speed of the Supply China, several people commented on their hope that said jobs might one day return to the US and/or they posited the question of why not Mexico rather … Continue reading

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