ISBN 9789351500681,The Huawei Story

The Huawei Story



SAGE Publications Ltd

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789351500681

ISBN-10 9351500683


Number of Pages 128 Pages
Language (English)

Biographies & Autobiographies

Huawei was founded in 1987 by ex-military officer Ren Zhengfei and formed as a private company owned by its employees. Its core missions are building telecommunications networks, providing operational and consulting services and equipment to enterprises inside and outside of China and manufacturing communications devices for the consumer market. The book by Tian Tao and Wu Chunbo is an extraordinary research effort, to analyze and describe a very complex reality and a very special entrepreneur. Huawei is a prominent company among the most successful and most internationalized in China. This book offers insights to Western readers, allowing them to truly understand Huawei, its management philosophy and culture and the special leadership approaches of Ren Zhengfei. About the Author Tian Tao is a member of the Huawei International Advisory Council and Co-Director of Ruihua Innovative Research Institute at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. In 1991, Tao founded Top Capital, the first Chinese magazine on private equity investment and has served as its Editor-in-Chief since then. He worked as a publisher of Popular Science (Chinese Edition) from 1995 to 1997. In the past 20 years, Tao has started a number of businesses in advertising, publishing and media industry. He also co-founded two IT companies, Beijing Umessage and Hillstone Network Co. Tao is a lover of several sports, including swimming and golf. Wu Chunbo is a Professor and PhD Supervisor of Renmin University of China, Beijing. He earned his PhD in economics from the same university in 1998 and has served as a dean of the Institute of Organization and Human Resources, School of Public Administration, Renmin University of China. He has been serving as a Senior Corporate Management Advisor for Huawei since 1995. Playing tennis is his favorite hobby.