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Discussion:  Huawei Technologies has a telecom system that connects a third of the world’s mobile phones and employs more people than either Cisco or Microsoft.  However, the company is  relatively unknown in North America due in large part to a lack of presence.  The company has a young (average age of 28) and dynamic work force, and it states that in 10 years it will have revenues of $100 billion dollars, making it a company to watch.

Source:  BBC News

Date:  July 25, 2011

Link:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-14279018

Discussion Question:

  • Why is Huawei Technologies so unknown in the Western World?
  • Why would allegations that Huawei Technologies is linked to the the People’s Liberation Army affect business decisions related to the company?  Is this a good business practice?

 

 

 

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