onsdag 19. desember 2018

Huawei’s ‘Wolf Culture’ Helped It Grow, and Got It Into Trouble

Earthquakes, terrorist attacks and low oxygen levels on Mount Everest could not hold them back. As the Chinese tech giant Huawei expanded around the globe, supplying equipment to bring mobile phone and data service to the planet’s farthest reaches, its employees were urged on by a culture that celebrated daring feats in pursuit of new business.

They worked grueling hours. They were encouraged to bend certain company rules, as long as doing so enriched the company and not employees personally, according to Huawei workers interviewed by The New York Times. Employees at the company and people who have studied it have a name for its hard-charging corporate spirit: “wolf culture.”