1st Edition

A Guide to Successful Business Relations With the Chinese Opening the Great Wall's Gate

    266 Pages
    by Routledge

    266 Pages
    by Routledge

    Introduces and analyzes the Chinese people, their ideas, behavior, and cultural roots. It not only provides a sufficient theoretical basis for understanding this population, but also focuses on the various vivid practical experiences of everyday and business life. A Guide to Successful Business Relations With the Chinese alters Western business people’s perception of the Chinese people and improves their ability and skill in creating harmonious relationships with Chinese managers, colleagues, and subordinates on business and personal levels.

    Contents Preface
    • Introduction
    •  Part I: The Cultural Reality
    •  Chinese People in Actual Life
    • The Key that Unlocks the Inner World of the Chinese People
    • Five Generations Under Conflict of Tradition and Modernization
    • China’s Regional Cultures and Its People
    •  Part II: The Skills Necessary to Associate With the Chinese People
    • How to Associate With a Chinese Friend
    • Be Careful of Your Social Situation
    • The Skill of Talking With the Chinese People
    •  Opponents During Negotiation, Friends After It
    • The Role of Banquets
    • Giving Gifts and Accepting Presents
    • Taboos of Chinese People
    • Index


    Andrulis, Richard S; Quanyu, Huang; Tong, Chen