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Leading to Become Obsolete: CEO Zhang Ruimin interviewed by Paul Michelman of MIT Sloan Management Review


On June 19, 2017, MIT Sloan Management Review published an interview article Leading to Become Obsolete. During a spring 2017 trip to Washington, D.C., CEO Zhang sat down with MIT Sloan Management Review editor in chief Paul Michelman to discuss Haier’s latest reinvention, hence the interview was conducted.


This article shows their discussion about Haier’s platform transformation. According to CEO Zhang, the proposer of Rendanheyi Model, the Model is intended to empower the employees by reducing the distance between the organization and its end users to zero, thus achieving further development.


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