Get the best from your team in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong is an exciting, cosmopolitan city, and many people are thrilled when they learn that they'll be relocating to it to manage a team.
If this describes you, then you might have several questions on your mind. Is working in Hong Kong different from working in mainland China? And how can you manage your new team effectively, and avoid cultural mistakes?
Working in Hong Kong is an incredible opportunity for any manager. It also presents its own unique set of challenges. In this article, we'll look at what you need to know to work, and manage a team, in Hong Kong.
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