China has always been known to grow or make things that many other countries like so this wall helped those things from not being stolen or destroyed. Finally, the last example is the fact that it had made a great lookout for China. The Great Wall had made it so much easier to prevent unwanted wars or keep unwanted people away from starting wars. There are so many more benefits but these are so of many that prove that The Great Wall of China’s benefits did outweigh the
Achievement VS Ascription An achievement culture is based on how well someone performs whereas ascription is based more on the person’s background, connections or what they ‘do’. In China, guanxi plays a very important role in Chinese culture – it’s not what you know but who you know and this could have resulted in JPM’s princeling hiring practices. It was crucial that their organization knew and had connections with the ‘right’ people so that they could progress in the business developments in China. (Luthans & Doh,
The fact that the wealthy were interested in Daoist morals is quite ironic due to Daoism’s focus on frugal living and modesty. Unlike the other two religions, Daoism didn’t pose any threats politically. Nevertheless, Chinese government convinced Daoist leaders to incorporate allegiance to ones government into their speeches. Daoism had no large impacts on any of the classical Chinese governments but it allowed people to concentrate on their beliefs instead of politics. That being said, Daoism is still practiced in certain parts of the world
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon being about a girl named Jen who is bored with her current lifestyle and wishes for excitement while Crazy English is about Li Yang and his mass recitations to strengthen China ideals. Despite this difference, both movies have similar ideas/themes on globalization that can be seen when viewed in this manner. Which not only helps one understand the globalization of China and how it evolved, but in grasping better knowledge on the films themselves in both form and subject matter. Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon by Ang Lee is an indirect response to globalization in China. This indirect response is due to how the film does not necessarily attempt to comment on globalization precisely, but encompasses various elements and themes that could only be a response to China’s globalization during that time.
The youngsters need to pay special attention to the tone of speech, putting a low profile, listening carefully, and showing the respect for their elders. Listening is a kind of respect for people, which is dramatically important to the development of interpersonal relationships, especially in government system. Subordinates should obey the instructions from their superiors, responding accordingly rather than have irresponsible remarks. In China, leaders talk most of time while followers only have the choice to listen. The relationships mentioned above show the Chinese value of zun bei you xu, which means ordering relationships by status and observing this order (Fang,
The study also assessed how incorporating Confucianism into a business positively affected sales. The customer and shop worker not only communicated better but the study also shows if the manager were to have out any quotes or small artifacts about Confucius, that the customer would have a talking point and find the store more welcoming. Another example of Confucianism in modern Chinese society is through the media. There are a number of TV shows and movies that are set in ancient Chinese times and reflect the philosophies of Confucius. These shows portray the importance of tradition and the development of ones inner self, similar to the basis of
Italian Culture vs. American Culture History proves that The United States and Italy do in fact have a lot in common in terms of financial stability, progressive thinking, and democratic government but these cultures are also quite different (US Department, nd). What makes a country different than another, how do other countries adapt and can business be successful working with a country with a different culture? What Makes them Different? As a whole the Italian culture tends to have a more compassionate approach to life, and tend to be more emotional and expressive. On the other side, Americans are known for their strong work ethic and relatively conservative composure.
When the student is ready, the master will appear is a chinese quote for learning and wanting to learn. This quote is big for today 's society because people are not wanting to learn and being lazy. People expect to just know everything but if they don 't work for anything how will they learn. This proverb can be explained by many people, books, and current events such as The Hatchet, Galileo, and Albert Einstein. Galileo is a perfect example for the proverb, some examples of why are shown in this paragraph.
Chinese tradition is opposed to individual glorification and considers anyone who desires personal enhancement as a threat to collectivism (Pye, 1982). Chinese are more group-oriented, they value respect and friendship. China is more Egalitarian, meaning that they share power and share authority and spread the authority out evenly. They do not expect all power as some cultures do. Next is Performance orientation, which means when the community encourages and rewards good things done and completed.
This is one of his virtues which is, “Frugality” and this is something I feel that businessmen today do take into consideration but seems to lack the quality at which Franklin uses it in his life. Business has always had a notion that it is all about being greedy and selfish with money which could very well be true, but being able to take full advantage of what you have as a businessman should be one of your biggest attributes. Giving all that you can and leaving nothing behind should be the work ethic of all business-related work or even for anything, but as important as business can be, that should be the very virtue that everyone has in their mind set. Another very