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What’s Driving The Success of This Company? Some Say It’s the Sacrifices of Its Workforce

Where forgoing vacation is encouraged and rewarded.

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A recent article in The Wall Street Journal takes a deeper look at the success of Huawei Technologies Co., a Chinese telecommunications company, which insiders say is coming at the cost of their 170,000 employees’ well-being.

Huawei Technologies Co. has doubled revenue in the past five years, becoming “the world’s No. 3 smartphone maker by shipments.”

According to the WSJ, “That explosive growth, company insiders say, is partly the result of employees’ willingness to sacrifice vacations, forgo overtime pay and, sometimes, risk their lives to further the corporate cause.”

Read the full article here.

Originally published at journal.thriveglobal.com

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