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Millennials are no harder to manage than Generation X, according to the commentary of the 1990s — Quartz at Work – basically youth is youth is youth

Microsoft may soon launch its answer to the Amazon Echo – Business Insider – interesting statistics on relative performance of machine learning platforms

Thinking about working for a Chinese company? First, find out if it’s a ‘Lenovo’ or a ‘Huawei.’ – SupChina  – With Huawei, all business seems to orbit around the company’s central headquarters in Shenzhen, and for the company’s overseas business, it relies on sending employees abroad on a massive scale. It is notoriously untrusting of local staff. “If someone works at Huawei and they are not Chinese, regardless of their title or salary, I guarantee you, they have very little real power or authority, even if they are based in their home country,” said a former Huawei employee. Another former Huawei employee told me, “When we’d work overseas, the Chinese staff would discuss an issue privately, and then agree on how we would communicate that issue to the local staff. Often the message we would give the local staff was very different from the reality of the situation.”

Another industry expert said bluntly about Huawei, “I cannot think of another company in the world that has such a global presence, but pays so little attention to localization and integration.” – This had been doing the social rounds with former colleagues who had worked on the Huawei business, offered here without comment…