Gullible Western executives and politicians have let the Dragon in. Must we all now play by the “China Rules“?
May 2, 2013
Hosted by Té Revesz
“China is winning the global business game," charge Nick Pechet & Pete Read. The authors of the disturbing soon-to-be-published, "China Rules," talk about the impact of China's global investment and its “shockingly rapid investment boom in overseas strategic assets, including energy, construction, utilities and finance.” They will detail how "gullible" Western executives and politicians in their “thirst for short-term political power and financial gain” transferred “untold potential wealth” to China through technology transfers and offshoring—and “let the dragon in.” Now hundreds of millions of citizens in Western nations will see changes to every aspect of their lives. Joining Global Reach host Té Revesz from their posts in China and Singapore, Pechet and Read will detail the crucial implications for Western companies and the mega-trends they must embrace to compete in the new game. China has changed the rules of global business; “China Rules” gives a new meaning to "Made in China."
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Té Revesz is known for her ability to conduct strategic research on a global basis and for her creativity in handling complex business challenges.
As principal of GlobalReach-SBI, a research and consulting firm with a network spanning over 60 countries, Té provides clients with strategic intelligence on market opportunities and threats. She covers such diverse areas as global branding, new product development, payment cards, clinical trials, and political risk. An expert in primary research, Té has interviewed business, government and labor leaders, doctors and technical experts—and managed focus groups—around the world. She was profiled in Super Searchers Go to the Source as one of the top US interviewers.
Prior to founding her own firm, Té headed the Industrial & Healthcare Practices of FIND's Strategic Consulting & Research Group and taught at the Zicklin School of Business (Baruch/CUNY). She was the Editor of Business International’s flagship newsletter and helped create its country risk service.
An NYC native, Té is active with Citizen Action, the URJ’s Commission on Social Action, and NY Neighbors for American Values (defending religious freedom, diversity and equality). She holds a Masters from Columbia’s School of International & Public Affairs and a BA from Goucher College. She’s an avid bike rider, theater buff and farmers market supporter—and the bemused owner of 2 demanding felines.