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Chinese innovation – paper tiger or king of the hill?

Chinese innovation – paper tiger or king of the hill?

In the recent CNN.com article by by John Kao entitled “Chinese innovation – paper tiger or king of the hill?,” the author expresses his views about China as an innovative nation. John talks about China’s emergence as a new innovation nation and questions – Is China a Paper Tiger?

China’s creativity is making a big issue. There are many stories that talked about China’s way of making products. The creators, well known control instructors, claim that the quality of those products are low, more relevant to small development than radical creativity and therefore, China is not a force to believe in.

In his post #1, the author talks about how China appears to be as an Innovation Nation.

He said that others who want to discount China’s creativity accused them of seeking to win by being unfaithful, stating continuous issues with piracy and counterfeiting, or the belief of self-serving country wide creativity guidelines.

Finally there are those who feel that China’s creativity is not appropriate because of many reasons including: data corruption and bad sales methods.

Congressman Frank Wolf of Virginia recently presented retaliatory regulation that proficiently forbids the White House’s Office of Science and Technology and NASA any technological alliance with the Far East. This includes backing effort “to develop, design, plan, promulgate, implement or execute a bilateral policy, program, order, or contract of any kind to participate, collaborate, or coordinate bilaterally in any way with China or any Chinese-owned company.”

In his post #2, the author tries to answer as to why innovation is so important to China.

In terms of a country wide technique for creativity, China definitely has one, and it is to pursue development. China is a country with a wide point of view regarding creativity. They have also the drive that is always attached to it.

There are considerable charge on China’s creativity and many considerable potholes on her way to becoming a creativity leader. These potholes are:

Pothole #1: Chinese has the tendency to think vertically from an organizational perspective. Relevant to this pothole is the overweighting of China’s training towards neo-Confucian way of discovering and “respect the educator, master the content” design of pedagogy.

Pothole #2: Chinese has the tendency to rely on a centrally planned and top down approach to innovation. China’s technique of encouraging innovation is by connecting advantages to the technological documents and patents. In addition to this, it has a business design for productiveness.

Pothole #3: It relates to Chinese ethical standards. Other countries will not unite with China until problems regarding dependable sales, technological reliability, and effective looking after of perceptive property or home thievery are resolved. Ethical standards have a weight in a business of a certain country. Each country has different standards. Therefore, it is better to find a common ground.

Note: The preceding is a summary of an article found though our research, and is provided here with editorial comment for members only. Please see the full article at the following link for full original content: http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com

The New Asia Innovation Team

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