王石与中国万科的故事(第二部分)

已下内容节选自我们的新书《一小时读懂中国》,目前2017新版有售。 在第一部分,我们谈到了万科创始人王石早年的事迹。随着他20世纪80年代,在深圳所获得的一系列的成功,于1988年,他首次涉足房地产行业。正是这一步,改变了一切。

王石与中国万科的故事(第一部分)

已下内容节选自我们的新书《一小时读懂中国》,目前2017新版有售。 “中国万科是一家房地产公司,西方国家无一家房地产公司可与其媲美。其收益超过美国四大房地产开发商收益之和。它所建的公寓数量,在历史上没有一家公司可与其相抗衡。万科的创始人——王石,是全球最大的房地产开发商。对数百万奋斗中的中国人而言,王石决定着他们人生中的重要时刻——购买自己的第一个家。

At Home And Abroad, Chinese Companies Can Beat You Fair And Square

*The following is an excerpt from our new One Hour China Contrarian Book (which is available here.). “Jonathan Woetzel (McKinsey & Co, Peking University) and I have written three speed-read China books together. In this latest one, we have put together a collection of our essays that basically make four main contrarian points. These are: […]

中国所需要的,是更加智能的增长,而非更快的增长

已下内容节选自我们的新书《一小时读懂中国》。 “我和华强森博士(Jonathan Woetzel)(麦肯锡,北京大学)一共写过3本有关中国的速读书籍。这是最新的一本,书中精心收录了我们的一系列文章,主要体现以下四个独到的观点:

The Awesome But Mostly Unknown Story of Carlsberg Beer in China (Pt 1 of 2)

*The following is an excerpt from our One Hour China Consumer Book (which is available here.). “This story starts in 1999 and it centers around a Hong Kong native and long-time Carlsberg employee named Sunny Wong. Sunny joined Carlsberg as a sales manager in Hong Kong in 1987. He rose through the ranks and eventually […]

How the NBA China Became a Unique Cross-Border Media Platform (Pt 3 of 3)

This is Part 3 in a three part series on the awesome success of David Stern and the NBA in China. Parts 1 and 2 are here and here. “By 2004-2005, the NBA China plus Yao Ming had begun to occupy a unique media position between the US and China. Western brands discovered they could […]

How Yao Ming Launched the NBA China Into the Stratosphere (Pt 2 of 3)

This is Part 2 in a three part series on the awesome success of David Stern and the NBA in China. Part 1 is here. “You can make an analogy between Chinese watching basketball in the 1990’s and Americans watching The Ed Sullivan Show in the 1960’s. Americans weren’t watching because Ed Sullivan was particularly […]

The Awesome Story of David Stern and the NBA in China (Pt 1 of 3)

The following is an excerpt from our book, the One Hour China Consumer Book. It is our best explanation for how the NBA has been so hugely successful in China. “This story begins in 1978-9 with two events. First, Abe Pollin, owner of the then champion Washington Bullets, received an invitation from Deng Xiaoping to […]

在华投资失利了怎么办(第三篇): 摩根-士丹利和艾派迪

这是关于外资公司在华投资华丽失败的系列文章的第三篇。在很多情况下,他们会重返中国市场,并往往取得令人瞩目的成就。 第一篇文章中,我详细介绍了嘉士伯啤酒和达能最初是如何在中国市场失利的。但是之后,嘉士伯重返中国,并在中西部地区取得不俗业绩。第二篇文章中,我详细阐述了福特和菲亚特两家公司最初是如何在中国市场遭遇滑铁卢,但在过去几年里,福特在中国市场又取得了不错的销售业绩的。

How Bike-Sharing Grows So Fast. And For Free (Pt 2 of 4)

From the beginning of the China bike-sharing phenomenon, I have been struck by how pervasive these companies have become so quickly. Just think of how often you are presented with an image of a Mobike or Ofo bike in China on a daily basis. You see these brightly colored bikes literally thousands of times every […]