QINGDAO, China (PR): Haier, the world’s leading home appliance provider, has been recognized by Fast Company as one of world’s most innovative companies, and one of China’s ten leading innovative companies. In its recently published 2014 rankings, which track leadership in innovation, Fast Company highlighted Haier’s “bold approach to innovating” through allowing employees to self-organize.   The Fast Company citation recognizes Haier’s creation of a flat management structure, a “management revolution” that puts customer needs at the heart of the product development process.