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Chinese companies face innovation challenge: E&Y – People’s Daily Online

This news sounds good, actually.  Innovation takes on a life of its own in China. Chinese companies face innovation challenge: E&Y – People’s Daily Online.

A new model of international cooperation

University of Birmingham partners with Guangzhou Municipal Government Essay on future directions in international education | Inside Higher Ed.

IPR: Charge and Rebuttal

Dyson seeks to block copycat manufacturers in China | Business | The Guardian. Top Chinese official says nation ‘serious’ on IPR protection|World|chinadaily.com.cn.

DreamWorks’ plans for Shanghai — Shanghai Daily | 上海日报 — English Window to China New

This is an obvious move, and it gives a taste of the many, many moves to come. DreamWorks’ plans for Shanghai — Shanghai Daily | 上海日报 — English Window to China New.

Academic Freedom in China (and America)

Another story of brash Americans and tentative Chinese. China Halts U.S. Academic Freedom at Classroom Door for Colleges – Businessweek. It’s a shame we have lawyers and engineers and economists running U.S. universities now, because they really have very little to offer China besides the prestige of a brand. Let us reread our Veblen — … Continue reading

Juggernaut is probably an apt image

And I agree with the potential here described by John Quelch. But it is too passive and hopeful a diagnosis. The prescription is not even stated. There is a way to get from here to there. But it requires some growth pains, and that means hard work for North Americans and patience for Chinese. They … Continue reading

Great Trailer for Great Book

Amazon.com : Watch a Trailer. Possible gift for someone with creative talent waiting to escape the boundaries of expectation….