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American versus Chinese Culture

http://foxhugh.com/multicultural/american-versus-chinese-communication-styles/
The student will be able to discuss Chinese communication in general terms and also give
specific examples.
1.0) Chinese Etiquette & Cultural Awareness Training
1.1) How should you accept a business card in China?
1.2) Explain yes is sometimes no in China.
1.3) Why should you accept food and drink in China?
1.4) What does the color white symbolize in China?
1.5) What is the most auspicious color in China?
2.0) Doing Business in China
2.1) How should you greet Chinese clients in China?
2. 2) Why is there a tea lady at business conferences in China?
2.3) According to the video what is the role of respect in Chinese business negotiations?
2.4) What are some ways to convey respect in a business situation?
2.5) According to the video what is the role of likability in Chinese business negotiations?
2.6) What are some ways to be likable in a business situation?
2.7) According to the video what is the role of competence in Chinese business negotiations?
2.8) What are some ways to establish your competence?
2.9) According to the video what is the role of charisma in Chinese business negotiations?
2.10) How would you convey charisma in Chinese business negotiations.
3.0) Introduction to China in 10 minutes
3.1) How many nations does China border and how would this affect Chinese attitudes towards
foreigners?
3.2) How many nations border the US and how would this affect American attitudes towards
foreigners?
3.3) What are the main roots of Chinese culture?
3.4) What are the main roots of American culture?

American versus Chinese Culture


http://foxhugh.com/multicultural/american-versus-chinese-communication-styles/
3.5) How would the difference in cultural roots between American and Chinese affect
communication?
3.6) The US is a very young nation. Chinese culture, if not the current Chinese state, is very old.
How would this difference affect communication between persons of these two nations?
3.7) The educational system of China focuses on passing exams. How does the Chinese
educational system affect communication in business settings in China?
3.8) What is the role of dining in business communication in China?
3.7) What is the role of face in doing business in China?
3.7) What is the role of guanxi in doing business in China?
3.8) What is the Chinese Doctrine of the Mean and how would this affect business
communication in China?
3.9) Are there any other facts in the video that might affect business communication?
4.0) Chinese Soft Power
4.1) Does Chinese soft power lack credibility and if so then why?
4.2) What are the Confucius Institutes?
4.3) How does Chinese soft power compare with US soft power?
4.4) Do you think The East is Red did a good job of selling Chinas brand?