Thinkers50 teams with China’s Haier Group in a groundbreaking partnership to explore leadership and management innovation in China and beyond.
Thinkers50 and HAIER have announced six inductees to the Thinkers50 Hall of Fame. Watch the recorded livestream.
London 10 June 2020 Today, Thinkers50 is announcing a new partnership with the Haier Model Research Institute to establish the European Rendanheyi Research Centre. Rendanheyi – a Chinese word which fuses the words for employee and user value – is the highly innovative...
See highlights from the 2019 Hall of Fame presentation in Shanghai. Zhang Ruimin, CEO of the Haier Corporation, says: “It is a great pleasure and honour for Haier to host the Thinkers50 Management Hall of Fame. I am hugely influenced by many of the thinkers in the...
SHANGHAI – 20 September 2019. Thinkers50 (thinkers50.com), the global platform for management thinking, today announced six new inductees to its Management Hall of Fame hosted by the Haier Group. The Thinkers50 Hall of Fame honours the legacy of an elite group of...
Thinkers50 China Launched in Qingdao
Groundbreaking new partnership to explore leadership and management innovation in China and beyond.
QINGDAO, CHINA. Thinkers50, the global platform for management thinking, today announces a groundbreaking new partnership with the world’s leading white goods manufacturer, Haier. The new Thinkers50 IdeasLab China will be based at Haier’s headquarters in Qingdao, China.
The development of Haier is an eye-catching corporate story by any standards. It was in 1984 that Zhang Ruimin took over as Director of the Qingdao Refrigerator Factory. The small collectively-owned factory was losing money. Others had tried to turn the venture around and failed. Money had to be borrowed to pay wages and products often had to be repaired before leaving the factory.
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