Individualism In China

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` A key feature of capitalistic ideology is the promotion of individualism, that is, the principle that individual effort is rewarded and benefits the individual. In contrast, a key feature of socialist ideology is the promotion of the good of the collective over the individual. China has been a socialist nation since the latter half of the 20th century. Yet, the last 20 years have brought extensive economic reforms that have transformed the country into a pseudo-capitalist market economy. Has this economic transformation been mirrored by an ideological one? Wang (2002) claims that as long as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) continues to govern in the name of socialism, it must continue to avert the emergence of values such as individualism…show more content…
He views the increasing abundance of choices for the individual as the most obvious change in Chinese society. By the turn of the 21st century, Yan argues that a twofold social transformation had taken place, encompassing both the rise of the individual and the individualization of the social structure. He contends that even those in socially disadvantaged positions now accept an ethic of personal responsibility for their successes and failures.We use data from the World Values Survey (WVS) for our analyses. The WVS is a repeated, multi-country cross-sectional survey that has been conducted in China in 1990, 1995, 2001, and 2007. We exclude the 1995 wave in our analysis because its sampling frame differed dramatically from those of the other three waves. Although there were several design changes across the waves of the study, we were able to restrict the remaining three samples to represent similar subpopulations. Ultimately, our pooled sample is representative of persons ages 18–65 years living in urban China. The original pooled sample size was…show more content…
Proposition VI: Performance orientation -Globalization leads the way for this change, requiring higher performance levels for those working in MNEs or the global sector. For those working in the MNEs and competing at the international level, requires organizations to reward for performance because of the high level of competition. Proposition VII: Humane orientation - We believe that globalization and urbanization has changed this structure. Our results indicate that the humane index of India and China has converged to that of the US and the differences have disappeared in our sample. https://academicarchive.snhu.edu/bitstream/handle/10474/1770/snhu_00155.pdf?sequence=1. China preferred priorities for work culture around the world 1. Personal orientation. 2. . Assertiveness 3. Humane orientation. 4. Uncertainly avoidance. 5. Collectivism. 6. Future orientation. 7. Organizational collectivism. 8. Hierarchy .` Candor, (2013). China interested me the most because they are business driven, China knows how to bargain, they know how to communicate with others, and they tend to constantly grow in the business area. One thing that I really like about China is how assertive they're. China is very firm in the rules, regualations, and
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