Even before the outbreak of the Corona pandemic, I have been organising coaching and training sessions virtually. At the height of the crisis, I also successfully conducted change management support and workshops virtually. The feedback from customers was positive without exception. Please feel free to inform yourself about virtual implementations that are flexible, save your company's travel budget and also contribute to the environment.

On this page we highlight a few useful apps and publications on the subject of Asia, China, international leadership, and multinational teams.
Download the apps you'll need in China before setting off.

- WeChat
WhatsApp don't works in China, but iMessage do


Taxi-App (Didi Chu Xing)

- Google Translator
and you will not be "Lost in Translation"

- Map App
The map app on the iPhone works in China, Google Maps does not.

mtrip SHA

Reiseführer mit vielen Tipps und relativ verlässlichen Bewertungen. Auch für andere Städte verfügbar. Auch offline benutzbar.

Best China Apps for Air Quality

- Apps with current level of air polution in all Chinese citites and with health topics

VPN tunnel are not allowed in China. Express VPN and North VPN are mainly used.

- ASIEN. The German Journal of Contemporary Asia. Hamburg (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Asienkunde e.V.), quarterly published studies in English and German.


- Huang Hefei and Dieter Ziethen.
: Didaktisch ausgezeichnet ausgearbeitete und sehr empfehlenswerte Materialien zum Sprachstudium Chinesisch. Erscheinungsjahr ab 2010.

- Lafayette de Mente, Boyé. The Chinese Mind. Understanding Traditional Chinese Beliefs and Their Influence on Contemporary Culture. Hong Kong (Tuttle Publishing), 2009.

- Endymion Wilkinson. Chinese History. A New Manual. Fifth Edition. 2017.

- Frank Langfitt. The Shanghai Free Taxi. Journeys with the Hustlers and Rebels of the New China. 2019.

International Leadership and Multinational Teams:

- Frederic Laloux. Reinventing Organizations. A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage in Human Consciousness. February 2014 & Reinventing Organizations: An Illustrated Invitation to Join the Conversation on Next-Stage Organizations. June 2016.

- Daniel Goleman. Focus. The Hidden Driver of Excellence. New York (Harper), 2013. Goleman (writer of earlier relevant publications on emotional intelligence and leadership) describes in this book that an important skill for leaders in a global world is the ability to focus. Emotional intelligence remains the precondition for the development of this skill.

- Bill George with Peter Sims. True North. Discover your Authentic Leadership. San Francisco (Wiley), 2007.

- Erin Meyer. The Culture Map. Decoding How People Think, Lead, and Get Things Done Across Cultures. 2016. Helps to understand and navigate cultural tendencies.

- Richard D. Lewis. When Teams Collide. Managing the International Team Successfully. London and Boston (Brealey), 2012.

- Tim Brown. Change by Design. How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. New York (Harper Business), 2009.