Utilizing Printed Media to Understand Desired Leadership Attributes in the People's Republic of China

  title={Utilizing Printed Media to Understand Desired Leadership Attributes in the People's Republic of China},
  author={Ping Ping Fu and Anne S. Tsui},
  journal={Asia Pacific Journal of Management},
  • P. FuA. Tsui
  • Published 1 December 2003
  • Business
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Management
Using news media as a reliable source, we content analyzed stories on business leaders in two major official Chinese newspapers in three different time periods over the past 20 years. Results show that the reform has brought an increase in stories of business leaders, and in coverage of the desirable leadership attributes relating to Confucian virtues, communist ideologies, and modern management philophies. The results suggest that, by publicizing and adorning specific leaders in both… 

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