Elliott Zaagman, Author at SupChina
Elliott Zaagman

Elliott Zaagman is a corporate trainer, executive coach, and writer who splits his time between Bangkok and Beijing. He focuses on Chinese companies and how they relate to their employees, customers, and the public. Connect with him on LinkedIn, Twitter, Weibo, or on WeChat at ezaagman.

Huawei’s problem of being too ‘Chinese’

China’s biggest telecom company can attribute much of its success — and most of its…

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Inside the Chinese censorship rabbit hole

On Chinese social media, Xi Jinping, ejaculation jokes, and the Relevant Organs parody Twitter account…

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Why Chinese companies need to embrace diversity

Lately, there seems to be a trend of Chinese organizations bringing self-inflicted damage upon themselves with poorly thought-out actions,…

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Giraffes, wolves, and dragons: How evolutionary biology explains the Chinese internet

This is a story of Darwinian evolution. About how, over time, living in different environments, the descendants of the…

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Thinking about working for a Chinese company? First, find out if it’s a ‘Lenovo’ or a ‘Huawei’

“If you have experience managing an overseas office for Huawei or Lenovo, your résumé is as good as…

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‘Fake news’ in China: When Chinese companies attack bad PR

BEIJING — A while back, I was having lunch with a journalist friend of mine, a post-’80s-generation Chinese…

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