This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Google In China Essay

755 words - 4 pages

Google in China
Overview
When Google was being created, the designers had one main goal for the company. They wanted to find the best way to organize the entire world’s information in a way to make it easily accessible and useful. Google’s mantra has been “don’t be evil” since day one and continues to be at the core of their company’s business ethics. In 2000, Google decided to begin a Chinese language site for the people of China but based the operations in the United States. Chinese officials blocked the Google website in 2002 and redirected users to a state run government search engine. After one of the co-founders read several books to try to understand why the Chinese government ...view middle of the document...

Even when following the guidelines set forth by the Chinese government Google did experience problems operating in China. Google maintains that during the first 4 years in China, they were hacked numerous times and they blamed these hackings on the Chinese Government and stated that they are very capable of sophisticated cyber-attacks (Chomhaill, McKelvey, Curran, & Subaginy, 2014). Governments and governmental agencies have the right to regulate and censor any information that they deem inappropriate, vulgar, matter of national security, or not in their citizen’s best interest. It is done here in the United States, even if we do not realize it. Nudity and cigarette commercial on TV are acceptable in Europe but not here in the States.
Recommendations
Google can continue self-censoring operation in China and provide the “most information possible” to the people of China while complying with Chinese regulations and policies and still “don’t be evil.” The self-censoring of the information provided to Chinese users will allow Google to still hold their vision and mantra (Clark & Lee, 2008).
Questions
1. Google believes in and follows a Utilitarian philosophy when it comes to business; do the most good for the most people and believed they could still use that...

Other assignments on Google In China

Technology And Culture Affects Essay

1411 words - 6 pages . “More than 2600 websites are or were blocked in the People's Republic of China under the country's policy of Internet censorship.” (List of websites blocked in the People's Republic of China. (2012, August 14). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 03:28, August 27, 2012, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_websites_blocked_in_the_People%27s_Republic_of_China&oldid=507324714). Facebook, Google, YouTube, and iso hunt

Porter's Five Forces Essay

1157 words - 5 pages government reform and deregulation, further integrating themselves in the distribution chain, and obtaining patents and copyrights among others. An example of this is how Google purchased Motorola Mobility; it was not the interest of Google to purchase the company, but to obtain all the patents owned by it. The limited number of mobile consumers along with a high number of companies entering this market increases the amount of rivalry. The acquisition

Markeing

656 words - 3 pages name in America however it is growing around the rest of the world and the product is not limited to fragrance store but it is also popular in supermarkets Product Alternatives Expand market: Procter and Gamble’s current global experience and distribution can be effectively deployed for the benefit of Old Spice in countries like – Brazil, Russia, India and China. These emerging markets and their expanding middle classes have resulted in

Bussiness

719 words - 3 pages Fall 2015 Competitive Strategy Assignment Questions < Amazon,Apple,facebook,and Google> 1. 2. 3. 4. Define the contested boundaries among Amazon, Apple, facebook and Google. For each contested boundary that you have identified, how is the contest likely to play out? How many contests give rise to winner-take-all markets? How many to always-a-share markets? How will the complex ecosystems, in which online businesses are built

Watch Industry - Luxury Vs Smart

2468 words - 10 pages important players in the global watch industry are Switzerland, Japan, Hong Kong, and Mainland China. Switzerland produces mid-range to high-end watches, and therefore has a smaller volume than China, Hong Kong, and Japan. But it has the highest value produced as seen in Figure 2. The Swiss watch making industry is unique in the world. Unsurprising as it may seem, this is an undeniable fact, particularly if we consider the latest figures

Internation Business

3058 words - 13 pages can cover all the area, Economic of scale is generated. In 2005, poverty rate in China was approximately 16% ( Refer to Appendix2)( Wikipedia) and the population was roughly 1.3 billion( Google public data explore) therefore the number of poverty was 208 million roundabout. If 0.01% of poverty join school, the revenue is simply $1.25 million per year plus revenue from selling the product produced by students. Prahalad also mentions that

Mobile Communications

6859 words - 28 pages , Google entered the mobile communications devices industry by providing Android open-source operating system for mobile phones that manufacturers can use and adapt and T-Mobile’s G1 was the first Android-based device in USA. US mobile subscriptions officially crossed the 100% penetration mark in Q4 2010. By the end of 2011, Android is predicted to have nearly 40% of the total global market share, with Symbian at just over 20%, the iOS platform

Globlisation Of Economy

1437 words - 6 pages Globalization is not new, though. For thousands of years, people—and, later, corporations—have been buying from and selling to each other in lands at great distances, such as through the famed Silk Road across Central Asia that connected China and Europe during the Middle Ages. Likewise, for centuries, people and corporations have invested in enterprises in other countries. In fact, many of the features of the current wave of globalization are

Manufacturing Accounting

1479 words - 6 pages Manufacturing after purchasing a in 1992 when he obtained the venture capital to purchase a fan manufacturing plant in Pontiac, MI. Riordan’s primary plant for making custom plastic parts is the Michigan plant. In 1993 the company also began to produce plastic containers for beverages out of Albany, GA. The most recent the venture for Riordan is its expansion to China as the main manufacturer of fans. Riordan’s main customers are automotive parts

Wikipedia Swot

2036 words - 9 pages McHenry ; Encyclopedia Britannica’s structure is about “100 full-time editors and more than 4,000 expert contributors” . “Britannica's Editorial Board of Advisors—the Nobel laureates and Pulitzer Prize winners, the leading scholars, writers, artists, public servants, and activists who are at the top of their fields” . The Baidu Encyclopedia is the Chinese version of Wikipedia, which is blocked in China (not the English version); Baidupedia was

Vietnamese Water Puppetry

2959 words - 12 pages also necessary to keep in mind that the source was originally in Vietnamese and I have used Google Translate to use it or my essay. Thus, some essence of the content of the article could have gotten lost in translation. 4. My, T. (n.d.). Rối nước – loại hình nghệ thuật độc đáo của Việt Nam. Retrieved February 28, 2014, from SIU Review: http://review.siu.edu.vn/san-khau-dien-anh/roi-nuoc-loai-hinh-nghe-thuat-doc-dao-o-viet-nam/334/422?page

Similar Documents

Google In China Case Study

1857 words - 8 pages Case Study On Google in China Table of Content Background 3 Introduction: 3 Summary of Environmental Audit 4 Evaluating Current Strategy 4 Current state of Industry- 4 Product Portfolio Analysis 5 Critical Strategic Direction 6 Discussion 6 Conclusion 6 Assessment of Current Strategy 6 Recommendation 7 New strategic Direction/Development and methods- 7 References

Google China Essay

548 words - 3 pages Key Facts Google has become the most used search engine in the world, in 2010 it accounted for over 66% of the use of internet search engines.1 China, a developing nation2, has flourished as a global web user. Internet users grew from 23 million in 2000 to 103 million in 2005, an increase of 447% in just five years. See Exhibit 1. Introduction Tom MacLean, Google’s director of International Business, saw an opportunity to invest

Google 2010 Essay

1222 words - 5 pages has a challenger’s and loser’s position * Bing, this is new brand name for MSN Live search * Baidu, China search engine * Ask * AOL, where search engine is powered by google The bargaining power of buyers in 2008 was almost 97% of Google revenue made by advertising The bargaining power of suppliers consist in the trust of Google’s as system as a reliable source of income. The threat of substitute products and services is not

Unit 16 P1 Essay

3136 words - 13 pages would Google wanting to expand into China. Google would need to consider if they could first afford the cost of the expansion. Then they would need to ensure that they are able to hire the correct staff i.e. they are fluent in both Chinese and English for effective communication but are also to perform their job to an exceedingly high standard. Finally they would need to consider the location in which they would want situate the business. All these