This article originally appeared in Human Resources Magazine, the Journal of the Hong Kong Institute of HR Management in October 2011.
Leading from the heart is an essential trait of admired leaders in China. Unfortunately however, many Chinese business leaders do not lead this way. They arose to their positions through shrewdness, cunning, aggressiveness or opportunism. That is not a criticism but rather an observation that moving towards business leadership in China has not historically required a demonstrated success with leading people. Rather, the p
(A Chinese version of this article originally appeared in CHO Magazine in April 2008)