Just received an email from a friend stating/asking the following (note that I have changed some elements of the email to strip it of any even potentially identifying information):

I am heading off again to work for a few years at our China Rep Office.  My new employment contract with the head office says that

Just read a great post on China HR by my friend Ben Shobert.  The post is wrongly titled, “The Unique Human Resource Challenges in China’s Healthcare Market.”   The post is wrongly titled because the challenges are universal to those doing business in China and are in no way confined to just the healthcare sector.  

Every few months I read a post that beautifully encapsulates and sums up a festering hot button China issue.  I read such a post today on the Richard Burger’s Peking Duck blog.  Burger himself describes his post (on Facebook) as “A bit of a hodgepodge of a post, but the topic of Westerners’ losing their