The analysis of the case based on two cultural frameworks by Hofstede and Trompenaars & Hampden-Turner leads us to believe that there are several reasons at play behind JPMorgan’s (JPM) hiring practices in China. In China, identity among collectivists is defined by relationships and group membership where social behavior is governed by norms and obligations. There is an emphasis on relationships even if they may be disadvantageous and in-group goals have the utmost priority. According to Hofstede’s cultural framework, the key drivers of Chinese culture, and in the context of this case, in organizations such as JPM are as discussed below: Power Distance This aspect deals with the fact that all individuals in societies are not equal – it expresses
“Describe and rate the Strengths & Weaknesses of Daoism” Ordinarily, to begin to answer this question, one must understand the meaning of Daoism. In fact, Daoism or (Taoism) in China is the path, course, or way of the universe. Although its influence is in nature, the eternal Dao is believed to be hidden from empirical experience (Matthews 414). According to further research, “Daoism or Taoism, is indigenous religio-philosophical tradition that has shaped Chinese life for more 2,000 years. In the broadest sense, a Daoist attitude toward life can be seen in the accepting and yielding, the joyful and carefree sides of the Chinese character (www.brittannica.com).” Moreover, Laozi (lao Tzu), the sage of China believed to have been the author of “Dao De Jing (Tao Te Ching) and is regard as the founder of Daoism.
For Lin and Zhu, they were both Chinese while Peng was raised in Taiwan. According to the Holmes map, area-restricted and text-type restricted theories can be applied in this case. Although three versions are in Chinese, but the vocabulary usages, lexical considerations and connectors are differ from their own. The prime reason of these contrast come from the culture difference. Hyperion was translated into太陽神by Lin and Zhu while Peng translated as日神.
Korea and China are major countries representing the Oriental culture or Eastern culture in Asia. However, both nations also possess their own unique features such as politics, economy and culture which are different from one another. This Study is to compare the two different language versions and explain the reasons based on the cultural background and based on the point of paratext. Secondly, the study focuses on the paratext, not the main text of the book. Translation of children’s book is characterized by strong intervention by the translators to bridge the gap.
Their endeavored to seize power would be a result of both commerce and politics. As Elizabeth Childs showcases the "Shang as a key element of religious practice... This belief in metamorphic power, and the artistic program to which it gave rise are documented by data in written inscriptions and by a vocabulary of standardized visual elements" . Childs interprets the culture and artistry of the Shang, as of one defined by appraisal for shamanism and ritualistic tendencies. The social complexities presented by this, along with a study showing the correlation between dietary patterns and husbandry to that of social status, shows the Shang as a liege of politics.
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.
Buddhism, Confucianism and Daoism are the key features of the Chinese Popular Religion, and the base of the Chinese Popular Religion. These teachings are the reflection that a person in the Chinese society might experience today. With these three teachings, there must be, a fair outlook of the opposing concepts of all three schools on thoughts (Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism in China, 2011). For example, “Buddhism”, focuses on the nature of the mind and psychology; “Daoism” educates regarding the human body and health, and “Confucianism”, teaches on political concepts in communal peacefulness (Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism in China, 2011). The “two distinctive traits that characterized early
Going It Alone” The author argues that the Eastern concept of “self” is quite different from the Western concept contrast. Asian feeling good often comes from participating in a group, as evidenced by the fact that in the Chinese language, there is no word " individualism ". The closest you can come from the word "selfish". It 's not the only Asians are less aware of the individual, and also see themselves as softer, describing "themselves" in different ways according to the occasion. In fact, people in Eastern culture take pleasure in being involved “network of supportive social relationships” and in playing “one’s part in achieving collective
The author introduces how a certain culture is formed with many professional terminologies. These introductions can help readers to understand the origin of Chinese culture and values better. Johnson, Ian. "China 's Ancient Lifeline." National Geographic 223.5 (2013): 126.
. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND Eastern Ethics that carefully introduces the difficult issues surrounding cross-cultural ethics and moral thought. One of the simplest way to explore the many, many theories of human ethics or moral principles is according to the parts of the world they came from. On the other hand, cultures of Asia tend more towards what we call Eastern Philosophy. Eastern Philosophy may arrive at the same ethical conclusions as Western ones but they tend to take different paths getting there.