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The Second Mice Are Coming

Beware the second mice. After all, the early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. The Chinese are proving themselves to be excellent “second mice,” able to quickly learn technologies and copy products developed elsewhere. They may change your customers’ industries forever. How will you respond?

 

About the Author(s)

David G. Hartman and George F. Brown, Jr. George F. Brown, Jr., is CEO and cofounder of Blue Canyon Partners, Inc. (www.bluecanyonpartners.com), a strategy consulting firm. Along with Atlee Valentine Pope, he is the author of CoDestiny: Overcome Your Growth Challenges by Helping Your Customers Overcome Theirs (Greenleaf Book Group Press).

David G. Hartman is Blue Canyon Partners’ China Practice Director. He has previously served on the faculty of Harvard University and as executive director of the National Bureau of Economic Research.