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  • Writer's picturePolina Ozhylevska

Herman Simon

Working with China today vs. 20 years ago

Hermann Simon is the creator of the popular concept of "Hidden Champions" and an expert on pricing, strategy and marketing.

He is the only German in the “Thinkers50 Hall of Fame” of the most important management thinkers in the world. In German-speaking countries, he has been continuously voted the most influential living management thinker since 2005.

In China, the “Hermann Simon Business School” is named after him as he has shaped the Chinese fascination with the concept of Hidden Champions like no-one else. In this 20 minutes special episode, he shares his view on the future of Chinese Hidden Champions, flexpats' opportunities in them, and a broader view on the globalization of organizations and their workforce.

This is what you'll learn:

  • How to transfer corporate culture to global offices

  • Working with China today vs. 20 years ago

  • Comparing Europe, the US, and China

  • What are Chinese hidden champions?

  • How a Chinese business school got named after him

  • Why Chinese companies will need foreign managers

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