Publications 2017-02-07T13:51:23+00:00


TV-Interview on ICS “Money Talks”: Will China Easing of Foreign Investment Application Process Reduce Entry Barriers for Foreign Investments?

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

15 September 2016 (Interview starts minute 8:40)

TV-Interview ICS “Money Talks”: Is the current surge of commodity prices sustainable?

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

26 April 2016 (Interview starts minute 3:40)

Articulate and BRAINFORCE announce China collaboration

July 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Zurich/Shanghai – Michael Adick and his colleague, Stephen Curtis, are appointed partners of the BRAINFORCE Group to support the work of this internationally operating company. These two [...]

Profile of Totuba in German Chamber Ticker

June 15th, 2015|Comments Off on Profile of Totuba in German Chamber Ticker

To see original, view pages 84/85 of the June-July 2015 German Chamber Ticker. W hat is your personal and business background? I am [...]


Red is OK

February 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Businesses increasingly realize that after strategy inception, implementation becomes the key success factor. It is about aligning the entire organization on critical priorities and focusing management [...]

Industry 4.0: Business without people?

August 1st, 2016|0 Comments

View the original on page 33 of the July-Aug edition of the Journal of European Union Chamber of Commerce in China here. According to [...]

IoT, Cloud, Industry 4.0 – Technology Trap 2.0?

December 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Little more than a decade ago Office Automation, Electronic Document Filing, Email, rise of Cell Phones, Automated Workflow and Integration of Office Systems with Administrative Automation became [...]

Is China ready for Lean?

December 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Travelling around Shanghai and North East China over the past few months, seeing factories of differing industries, one of the questions that I keep on posing to myself is whether China is ready for Lean. [...]

Red is Ok! China’s Economic Slowdown Forces Leaders to Sharpen their Strategy Implementation

July 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

(Hier der Link zum Original in deutscher Sprache, wie herausgegeben im Controller Magazine) It has come as no surprise that China's market growth has slowed to a rate of 6.9% p.a. in 2015 – its [...]

Taking initiative to succeed (or survive) in a slowing economy with an insecure future

March 17th, 2015|0 Comments

It has come to no surprise, but inevitably the Chinese economy has slowed down to a growth rate of 7.4% p.a. this year – its lowest in 24 years. At the same time has China’s [...]

Segmenting, Differentiating, Positioning – Strategic Marketing in China

June 18th, 2014|0 Comments

Undertaking the right efforts in segmenting the market, positioning and differentiating your company’s products and services undoubtedly is important in any global market. However, with its size, regional and even local diversities as well as [...]

Is your Supply Chain up to the task in China – does it support profitable growth?

April 13th, 2014|0 Comments

A global manufacturer in China has a challenge – decades of a relatively good business environment in Europe allowed the company to amass a war chest to finance their business development in China. First setting [...]

Is your organization set up to capture your true potential in China?

March 10th, 2014|0 Comments

One country, one political system, one market, uniform tariffs and transportation system. Addressing the market with a unified product or services portfolio, value proposition, marketing messaging and single sales approach should be a no-brainer – [...]

Can your managers solve problems and make (the right) decisions confidently for your organization?

March 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

It may be a lingering stigma that managers in China are either – depending on your viewpoint – unable to, unwilling to or not enabled to solve problems and make (the right) decisions independently at [...]

Are you getting the most out of your China Sales Force? – 8 steps to achieve improvement of your Sales Force Effectiveness

March 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

Having personally lead sales teams in China since 2000 and having worked with companies across multiple B2B and B2C industries as sales & marketing consultant, trainer and coach, I know that we all share similar [...]

Talent Attraction and Retention – Solving the Conundrum of Small- and Medium-Size Enterprises

February 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

In our conversations in China we often encounter the same question over and over again, and it is probably the single most issue covered in many Human Resources Professionals events: “How do we attract high [...]

To Do Strategy Or To Not To

October 17th, 2013|0 Comments

A Pledge for Actual Implementation and Execution of Business Strategy                      Have you – as you and your leadership team are currently defining your business strategy [...]