World-class Engineering and Manufacturing

Books to understand how to do business in China.

If you are serious about doing business in China you need to find out about Chinese history, their culture, their methods, their manners.

Here’s our recommended reading to get you primed before you start doing business with the Chinese or before you make a trip to China

One Billion Customers

With 1.3 billion mouths to feed, China is moving quickly towards surpassing North America and Europe's combined markets. Companies from across the globe are flocking there to buy, sell, manufacture and create new products and Chinese companies are now acquiring their Western counterparts.


Made in China



Explorer - China



Myths About Doing Business in China

China is rapidly becoming an economic superpower, yet has a very different business culture that is often misunderstood outside of China. This can result in costly financial and strategic errors. This book confronts the myths about China and Chinese business practice and gives the reader a clear understanding of the culture and how to engage with it successfully.



Half a world away from the calm beauty of Puget Sound, there's a lab where Bill Gates's software dreams come true... So begins "Guanxi", the compelling behind-the-scenes tale of the allure of China today - and a unique partnership between the world's most famous capitalist and the world's largest communist nation that showcases what it takes to compete in the age of global innovation. "Guanxi" (gwan-shee), the Chinese term for mutually beneficial relationships essential to success in the Middle Kingdom, tells the story of the juggernaut research lab that underpins Microsoft's relationship building in China.


The Genius of China

The suspension bridge, the fishing reel, the stirrup, the parachute, papermoney, the decimal system, tear gas and explosives, the seismograph, the plough and the blast furnace were all Chinese discoveries. This book also reveals that the Chinese were the first to isolate sex hormones.