The Beginning of Individual Business Transformation: HR Challenges in the Internet Age

Chen Chia Shen

Adjunct Professor, National Taiwan University

The past is gone and the future is coming, we are experiencing the fall of many well-known enterprises and the rise of digital era has intensified competition among enterprises. What are the reasons for these enterprises to fall? There are several major changes in enterprise norms unlike the advantages of industrialization. New corporate organizations clearly shows that platform and enterprise ecosystem are the major advantages in the Digital Age.

Haier is a typical example of digital transformation in a traditional manufacturing industry. By changing organizational structure, future employee capabilities, management and compensation systems, Haier proposed a single-in-one business model that has been recognized by Western society. The success of this business model has also made its way into the Harvard case study.