Jun 182014
Train Wreck: How U.S. Foreign Policy Can Derail U.S. Marketing, by Milton Kotler, By Milton Kotler, 6.13.14

On May 19, 2014 the U.S. Justice Department indicted 5 alleged PLA Chinese cyber-attackers in Shanghai for corporate espionage. On May 21, the Chinese government condemned these charges. On May 25,and announced through a variety of public statements that it would mandate restrictions on State-owned Enterprises procuring U.S. consulting services, referencing McKinsey, Cisco, Bain, Boston Consulting Group, IBM and other [read more]

Jun 162014
Goliath: The Destiny of Multinational Companies, By Milton Kotler, 2013

“Multinational companies have achieved over the last twenty years,, with the opening up of international communication, a position of sudden dominance: they have found a vacuum and filled it. Their skills and technology have brought new benefits….but they have also produced an imbalance between their centralized drive and the fragmented and confused state of the countries and communities with which [read more]

Jun 132014
Kellogg School of Management China Forum, 2013

Panel description: China has become one of the most important international markets for multi-national companies (MNCs). China’s market is fast growing and dynamic. Chinese consumers are getting wealthier with changing behaviors, thus affecting all enterprises in the supply ecosystem. State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and local private companies are continuously striving to enhance their competitiveness. To gain a sustainable growth in the [read more]

Jun 132014
China Will Grow Enough! By Milton Kotler, 2013 China Forum, Columbia University

It is a pleasure to be invited to Columbia University 2013 China Forum. Professor Xiaobo has prepared questions for the Panelists. Here are my responses. But first a prefatory remark: I am a practical business marketer, not an academic economist. I see China on the ground, and I am optimistic about its future for good practical reasons, as you will [read more]