reply to post by cloudbreak
Perhaps it is just cultural perception; what a Western mind would perceive as cheating and corruption the Eastern mind may perceive as normal life.
The phrase 'Follow the money' is particularly effective in China. And not just following the money to where its going...rather, look back, and find
out where the money came from.
Yes, where did so-and-so get the money to start his or her company? That is one very inconvenient question.
It sounds like you know some fine companies - but they may not like you digging into their past too much.
It wasn't that long ago in China when 'ordinary people' couldn't start a company, any company (outside of perhaps a restaurant, etc.). It also
wasn't that long ago when 'ordinary people', almost everyone, were pretty poor.
Flash forward a couple of decades - and you know what's going on. The cities are teaming with the super-rich. Owners of businesses and factories and
Hey Mr. or Mrs. businessperson, where did you get the money to start that business in the first place?
Well, I am off to the gym. Which reminds me. This gym has recently plastered the walls of the Yoga Room with gaudy JEEP SUV advertisements.
Now, you see, to me that is 'corrupt' and filthy. I mean, the gym sells memberships - memberships to a gym that includes a traditional, peaceful
Yoga room. A room now crawling with marketing. Or in other words, the gym management has decided to use it's paying members in a marketing scheme
that makes (the gym) yet more money.
Ethically corrupt weasels.
Bah, I guess business is pretty slimey the whole world over.
Going to the gym.
Nice talking to you.