Li Ka-Shing: The New ‘Old’ Entrepreneur



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Code :ENT0011

Year :
2004

Industry : Shipbuilding

Region : :Hong Kong

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Structured Assignment :Not Available

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Abstract: Li Ka-Shing, the Hong Kong business tycoon is the richest Asian in 2004 and owns two of the major Hong Kong business houses (hongs), Hutchison Whampoa and Cheung Kong (Holdings). His conservative accounting, sense of timing and ability to recruit talented people, are considered to be the assets that made him the 19 th richest man in world in the Forbes 2004 list with a net worth of $12.4 billion. His political connections, large size of his business and his philanthropy were considered as the basis for his success.

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Pedagogical Objectives:

  • To discuss the entrepreneur's life and his deal making abilities and how his quick decision making helps him make good deals and quickly move away from non-lucrative ones
  • To discuss Li Ka-Shing's achievements and his attitudes and beliefs that moulded him as a successful and world-renowned entrepreneur

    Keywords :Entrepreneurship Case Study, Entrepreneurship, Li Ka-Shing, Superman 'Li', Guanxi, Political connections, Quick decision making, Perfect timing, Learning from mistakes, Leadership, Conservative accounting, Management style, Hutchinson Whampoa, Hiring talented people, Social responsibility, Business tycoon

    Contents :
    » A HUMBLE BEGINNING
    » THE POWER OF GUANXI
    » A QUICK DECISIONMAKER – PERFECT TIMING
    » BUSINESS AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY GO HAND-IN-HANDWITH LI


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