Chinese business ecosystems developed and transformed from organic growth to rapid expansion by investment, incubation, innovation and internationalisation. What they have in common is an aversion to adopting the standard metrics structures used by most multinationals. Their unique ecosystem, under which suppliers, distributors or customers become partners, helps them achieve early success in a highly uncertain business environment. Gafa needs to be aware of BATX’s boundaryless business approach, leveraging a new way of organising and exploiting the benefits of both strategic planning and entrepreneurial decision-making. BATX’s business ecosystems are leading, creating and disrupting markets, not only in China, but in the rest of the world as well.
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