As saying before, the culture has a big impact on the way leaders behave in different countries. After knowing some features of Vietnamese culture, this section will talk about some common characteristics of Vietnamese leaders, including “decision making, communication pattern, control mechanism, and interdepartmental relationship", following the paper of Truong Quang and Nguyen Tai Vuong, 2002. The first one is “decision making”. One of the prevalent trait of Vietnamese leaders is that they rarely motivate or support the involvement of employees in decision making procedure. Maybe because the Vietnamese leaders set a
Culture of Vietnam SSG Duplantier, Robert Class 002-18 Instructor SFC Williams The idealists of the people of Vietnam is that of both of Communist and a bit of Democratic. Although the political structure of Vietnam is more sided of Communist. Whereas the president servers as the head of government in what is known as a one system party lead by the Communist party. Nevertheless, in the same ideals that of the democratic system, there is a Congress and within it a Centralized committee. The Congress of Vietnam has been ran by the Communist Party for the past 40 years and all other that have opposed the Party has been involved with some type of misfortunate accident.
Although the English language is growing increasingly more dominant and spreading all over the world, it is strongly impracticable that English become the second language in Vietnam since it results in deeply influenced original culture in Vietnam, the obvious imbalance incompetence among residents and the practical difficulties in the completion of the Vietnamese education system. The first reason why it is unfeasible that English become the second language in Vietnam is the residents are profoundly influenced by original culture. The Vietnamese are proud of their long-standing culture, especially their language so, they cannot adapt easily a new language. “Despite more than a millennium of Chinese occupation, the Vietnamese retained a strong and separate identity.” Pamela LaBorde said. However ,next to great cultures, people in Vietnam have the unacceptable one which is the habit of criticizing others and particularly, when someone speaks English not well.
The presence of Buddhism had influenced Confucianism to form Neo-Confucianism, which payed attention to issues of daily life. 14. The large presence of China in all aspects of life, government, and intellectual arts had played roles in areas including Korea, Vietnam, and Japan. Korea had received influence in terms of religion, and forms of government, although aristocracy had not dominated in China, as it did in Korea. China and Vietnam had relations in agriculture, and intellect, but differed in religion, and Vietnam had possessed a much lower form of patriarchy in society.
These are the characteristics that Asians like China, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam ... are valued in the tradition of their history. Under the pre-colonial conditions of Vietnam, profoundly influenced by China and Confucianism (China ruled Vietnam for eleven centuries), provided that a formal social order of the regime Chief dictator. Women are considered assets or attributes of a sustainable family; especially in North Vietnam. Therefore, in the films of the Vietnam War, whether women are guerrillas, they must first be a wife and mother in the family. At times, it is thought that masculinization of women will affect the position of women in relation to men in society, Turner pointed out.
Confucianism is a belief or an idea. The purpose of this was to show people how to be in harmony with their place in life. Legalism is a ruling made by Shi Huangdi, who was a strict ruler in china. The purpose of this ruling was to get the people of china to follow the rule, and if they didn’t there was a very harsh punishment. Although confucianism and legalism have some similarities, but the differences between the two are amazingly clear.
Vietnamese people also have a close relationship with their relatives. They are frequently living in a same village or commune in order to support each other. Moreover, they try to have a good relationship with their neighbors because of an old saying “Sell far relatives and buy close neighbors”. In a typical Viet family, children are taught to be well-behaved and respectful towards their parents, grandparents and relatives. In terms of the relationship with other siblings, they have to be in accord and love each other.
Confucianism has many influences on education of Vietnam and Singapore Originated from China, Confucianism, an ethical and philosophical system developed from the teachings of Chinese philosopher Confucius, is considered as one of the largest religions in Asia, concerned with the principles of good conduct, practical wisdom, and proper social relationship. Among Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries, Vietnam and Singapore are profoundly affected by Confucian ideas in many aspects of life such as economy, policy, society and especially in education. Although both Vietnam and Singapore’s education have been influenced by Confucianism, there are similarities and differences between two countries in terms of origin, moral education
Since ancient times there was no individualism in Vietnamese society. After World War I, Vietnam experienced accelerated cultural and social modernization: burgeoning print capitalism, the shift from a character- based writing system to a Romanized alphabet, the implementation of a French educational system in place of the mandarin exam system, and the emergence of women readers. Besides, colonialism also produced a physical transformation in Vietnamese cities. Traditional local temples, monuments and houses, some of which had stood for a millennium, were declared derelict and destroyed. Buildings of French architecture and style were erected in their place.
Personality traits of Vietnamese 1. Joke around- Vietnamese are fun loving people and like to joke around with people they know and try to increase the level of friendship with the help of it. 2. Energetic and hard working – They are regarded to be very hard working and try to make their best effort in order to achieve the goals which they have in the