Chinese parents are increasingly mixing Western-style education with traditional, rigid parenting methods, said Wendi Deng Murdoch and “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” author Amy Chua at a conference today.
Not everyone wants to be Amy Chua , the infamous Tiger Mom who wrote a book about her high-pressure parenting technique -- but most parents would like their kids to get into Harvard and Yale, as Chua’s oldest daughter just did.
An executive in the Shanghai office of an American private-equity firm decided to conduct an experiment with two groups of MBA interns. He gave the same project to a team from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and to a team from a leading business school in China.
Jed Rubenfeld, who attended Princeton, Juilliard and Harvard before becoming a Yale law professor, has dashed off his second historical crime novel in five years -- all while sharing a domicile with Tiger Mom Amy Chua, his fellow Yale law prof wife, and their two long- suffering daughters.