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What is Chinese Culture? Or Any Culture?

Culture is, according to one definition in  Merriam Webster, the customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group; also : the characteristic features of everyday existence  shared by people in a place or time. So What is Chinese Culture? First, what are the problems in the U.S. culture?  Pride, […]

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Westerners Managing Junior Chinese Staff

Rich at All Roads Lead to China noted an article called Truth Without Tears by Frank Gallo.  Both articles have good insight and are worth a read.  I especially liked what Rich said. They talk about a senior Expat correcting a junior Chinese person and how this devastated the Chinese person. I side with Rich […]

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Posted in: Being the Right Person, China, Chinese Culture, Leadership, Motivating Workers

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Is It Good If Your JV Partner Or WOFE First Hire Is Well Connected?

This is a much more complicated question than yes or no. First, let me quote the very insightful Foreign Entrepreneurs in China in point nine of her 22 point JV survival guide.“9. Your Potential Partner is Well Connected … Maybe Good, Maybe Bad Experience: It is quite common to be taken on the “big tour”, […]

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Posted in: China, China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Chinese Culture, Market Entry

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