Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Is the China the promise land? [risk management]

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $31
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Bergman, I. ; Saia Burgess Automotive, Switzerland

With a third of the world's population and a labor rate of only a few pounds a day, China appears both an extremely attractive market and the logical choice for production and sourcing. Quality of goods can be as high as from anywhere else in the world and substantial price increases appear unlikely in the next few years. However, not all companies can boast of success in China. Risks of counterfeiting, civil disturbance, corruption and interruptions to supply do exist. This paper attempts to show how such risks can be minimized and is based on the personal experience of an engineer sceptic, who now finds himself working for a firm recently acquired by a Hong Kong company with over 300,000 employees in China.

Published in:

Engineering Management Journal  (Volume:16 ,  Issue: 3 )

Date of Publication:

June-July 2006

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.