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By     |    Aug 18, 2009   
Posted in: Business and Culture, Chinese Culture, 中文文章     |    No Comments

中国酒桌社交的江湖式诚信

别说外国人搞不懂,就是置身于酒桌社交中的国民,也常常深感既被酒桌社交所累,又常常难置身于外,否则,要么与社会格格不入,沦为孤家寡人,进而工作推动起来自然十分艰难。酒桌社交风潮之下,形成了许多灰色关系哲学,比如“酒杯一端,政策放宽;酒足饭停,不行也行;饭馆酒醉,不是也对”。灰色哲学的背后,终其根本在于一个“求”字,即有求一方向被求一方以酒饭表达原则之外的感情忠诚。

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By     |    Aug 16, 2007   
Posted in: Business and Culture, Intercultural Issues     |    No Comments

More about Chinese business etiquettes

A recent article on China Daily cited some findings by the International Business Center (IBC, a US-based non-profit organization) on Chinese business culture and etiquettes. According to IBC, “the general nature of locals is conservative, reserved and disciplined”, and there are “specific codes of behavior” to adhere to. Big Social Functions Chinese value face and make decisions collectively and over a lengthy period. There is always respect for a host and many [...]

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By     |    Jul 29, 2007   
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BMW Group Award for Intercultural Learning

Ever since 1997, the BMW Group has been inviting applications for the BMW Group Award for Intercultural Learning. The Award is divided into two categories, Theory and Practice, and invites academics in many disciplines, including education, to submit qualifying papers and research projects that represent innovative approaches to the advancement of intercultural learning. Entries should be closely aligned to the basic philosophy of the LIFE concept. In the “Theory” category, we [...]

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Cornell University
By     |    Jul 25, 2007   
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Intercultural Education Exercise by Cornell University

The Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) of Cornell University is "making available to the hospitality industry an intercultural education exercise that was initially developed for its executive education programs and has subsequently been used in college courses and corporate training."

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