The Electrowide team included :
Tom Sherman , Barb Morgan & Mark Porter .
* Tom Sherman: The leader of the U.S team , he is a long term Electrowide employee with around 32 years of experience with the company & wide technical & industrial knowledge about the operations and the manufacturing techniques , limited international experience only when he participated in technology transfer symposium in Canada.
He can’t speak Chinese & not familiar with their culture.
He is close to retirement (55 years old) , he failed in leading the team & convincing the Chinese to accept the terms of the joint venture.
* Barb Morgan : 42 years old woman, relatively new to the electrowide inc.
She had some international experience , she can speak conversational Chinese & fluent French , her part was to support Tom but she couldn’t help him a lot because the chinese didn’t want her to be involved in their discussion .
* Mark Porter : A business analyst in the company with MBA degree , Mark had a planning background , he worked with the company for 6 years .
He was really disturbed from the Chinese attitude & behavior.
The team members of Motoshou were :
Ai hwa chew , Deng Zang & wang yoo>
* Deng Zang :
62 years old , a factory director for 10 years in Motosuzhoe , holding a B.S in business Administration , He speaks English poorly.
* Ai Hwa Chew :
55 years old , high school graduated with some post HS classes which he took at the factory run university . He is deputy director of supply chain & distribution. His English is very poor so he needs an English translator. He is a very respected , serious & diligent deputy director of S&D with a good reputation .
* Wang Yoo:
Minister of finance . 65 years old with B.S in Accounting . he is Deng Zing’s cousin . He can speak English , he was a finance minister for 15 years in China.
To analysis & evaluate the failure of Electrowide-Motosuzhou JV , we should...