back to article Huawei looks to staff for strategy to reverse declining fortunes

Once mighty Chinese comms system maker Huawei has decided the strategy required to surmount a long list of challenges "should not be decided by a handful of people" at the top of the company. Founder Ren Zhengfei feels he has to look beyond the established leadership for solutions to its predicament. According to a memo seen …

  1. The Griff

    Free, as in speech

    They're encouraged to "speak freely", but not too freely, otherwise it's a nice trip to their local re-education centre.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Free, as in speech

      The "Hundred Flowers Campaign" (Mao, 1957) does come to mind.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    The party is not amused

    > Huawei's strategy should not be decided by a handful of people… it should come from tens of thousands of experts who study our future direction and the path to get there,

    Good job Huawei's not based in Hong Kong! Suggesting that autocratic rule by a few elites is a bad thing could quickly get you arrested for sedition!

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    России нужен Хуавей

    The Russian market is wide open for them, and China needs Russian resources.

    Will I get a bonus for this suggestion?

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Cut ties with PRC?

    Move everything and everyone offshore and cut all ties with the PRC. There: problem solved

  5. xyz123 Silver badge

    Stupid thing is, the solution is staring Huawei in the face, but they won't ask anyone outside the CCP for the answer.

    So obvious and 100% simple. Ah well.

  6. Gene Cash Silver badge


    Sounds more like they're trying to spread the blame than come up with a legitimate strategy.

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