Graduating trainees prepare to pose for a group photo at the Communist Party’s China Executive Leadership Academy of Pudong in Shanghai in 2012. In order to realign cadres’ behaviour with China’s new growth strategy, carrots as much as sticks are needed. Photo: Reuters

Five ways for a changing China to change the way it looks at cadres

Winston Mok says stiff rivalry among local officials has pushed economic growth, but has also led to over-capacity, pollution and indebtedness, and a different yardstick may be the answer

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Graduating trainees prepare to pose for a group photo at the Communist Party’s China Executive Leadership Academy of Pudong in Shanghai in 2012. In order to realign cadres’ behaviour with China’s new growth strategy, carrots as much as sticks are needed. Photo: Reuters
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