Become a bicultural is not an inborn quality of people, it is a mindset that can only be nurture with the passage time. So American supervisors must show tolerance and listen to their Chinese coworkers to better understand the values and norms of their culture in order to make cross cultural communication effective. As a result they can able to perform their business operations more effectively and efficiently in China. Furthermore it will help them to gain high level of employee engagement towards
People in China focus on beauty as an important concern because it helps them to get better career and their companion or husband. Furthermore, from the case above, it had stated that Unilever’s Dove had launched the concept and campaign of “Real Beauty” has done a successful impact on a lots of countries but fail in China. This is because Chinese women focus on their outer look than inner beauty compare to western women. So, it is important that company need to have a good market research on their cultural norms and
In the eyes of the Chinese people, any relationship between businesses is ultimately built upon relationships between individuals. The emphasis of the Chinese on interpersonal relationships and Ren Zhi (i.e., rule by people) is logically correlated with Confucius’s disregard of legal systems. The high expectations of the Chinese regarding reciprocity in business interactions grows out of Confucius’ well-known admonition: “Do not do unto others what you do not want others to do unto you.” The Chinese use the term guanxi to refer to trust-based, reciprocal personal relationships. In traditional Chinese families, family members, whether immediate or extended, are mutually obligated to help one another. As society evolves, the concept of “family” is gradually extended to people who share a commonality of identities, for example, schoolmates, fellow villagers, and old friends.
I was concerned, so I asked the other eight sales representatives if it was ok to do so. They said, "Saira, we have been doing this for quite a long time, so you can do it too." I wanted to tell them how wrong they were following this fraud procedure, but no one was ready to listen to me. Everyone was like, "we are working since years, you do not have to teach us. We know better than you and if you want to keep your job, then you do the same."
Things to know before traveling in China: Language - Standard Chinese and Mandarin Chinese are the official languages of China. Learning the language is not necessary, especially in big cities like Beijing and Shanghai, but speaking at least some Chinese phrases or attempting to learn is greatly appreciated by locals. Currency exchange - Chinese Yuan (also known as Renminbi) is the official currency of China. Exchanging money is easy and follows the same standard to elsewhere in Asia. You can exchange currency at the airport, hotels, malls, local banks, and money changers throughout China.
A Korean wave has been sweeping the world for several years. Even nowadays Chinese entertainment industry has developed a lot and has been the most prolific producer of TV dramas, Korean drama is still a preference for many TV fans in China. What makes the Korean drama popular in China? Compared with the production of Chinese TV series, the Korean dramas hot is mainly because of the difference of production strategy, original soundtrack and content of TV plays between Korea and China. To begin with, Korean TV series has [have]a totally different shooting order, which makes it more [del]easily [easier]to develop than Chinese drama.
Her dilemma is influenced by her perception that students managers may not be doing anything about the problem because they value their friends more than the profitability of the business which means this can seriously affect her bid for the student manager position. If she rocks the boat, student employees and managers may connive to prevent her promotion. Also, she has high moral integrity and this affects her behavior toward The Devil’s
If you get to know them first before talking about business matter will make most of the trips more fruitful as it is much easier to close the deal with great personal relationship. In Singapore it is different from Korea because if you have high authority people will respect you no matter you are old or young, but respecting elders and seniors regardless of their authority still exist in the Chinese and
In emerging economy like China which is seeing a growth in western luxury products recently, people feel that luxury brand is something that gives them social status and acceptance in elitist groups. Most of the people in that economy don’t purchase luxury goods for personal utilitarian purposes, rather it is a conspicuous consumption. Methodology Step 1: Interviewing Store Managers Our journey started with interviewing store managers of various luxury retail chains – ranging from Cartier and Louis Vuitton to Burberry and Rolex. The purpose of these interviews was: a) To gather a basic knowledge of how the retail side of a luxury brand operates,
Taiwan Communications • A nod of your head is an appropriate greeting. • Handshakes are the most common form of greeting with foreigners. • Bowing slightly is a good way to show respect with your hands to your sides and your feet together - More Japanese than Chinese. • Business has become westernized and both men and women shake