Zhang Ruimin is famous, but not nearly as famous as he should be -- or, I suspect, will be. In China he's a national hero, the man who turned the failing Qingdao Refrigerator Factory into Haier Group, a galloping enterprise with revenue of $20 billion and one of China's first global brands. But in the West, few other than management specialists know his name. That ought to change. Zhang is innovating radically, maybe more radically than any other manager operating on such a large scale. Even those who think they know him may not realize how far this former Red Guard and municipal bureaucrat is taking capitalism. Read more.