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Talent Strategy & Management

Managing in China’s economic transition

3/1/2018 Linda Ye Zhang

Managing in China’s economic transition

I recently sat down for a conversation with AmCham Shanghai as part of its podcast series, China Voices. Our wide-ranging discussion touched on a number of management- and talent-related topics, including:

  • The shifting talent challenges faced by multinational companies (MNCs) in China, including the rise of local competitors
  • The qualities for success that are most in demand for senior executives in China
  • The increasing influence of “locally grown” senior executive talent in China
  • The ways that technology (including digitization and AI) is changing the way that companies work

Click below to listen to the full episode.

About the author

Linda Zhang ( is partner-in-charge of Heidrick & Struggles’ Shanghai office and leads the Human Resources Officers Practice in China.

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