China Human Orientation Analysis

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1. Humane Orientation Analysis
China belong to Confucian Cluster, which emphasis high human orienting, In More human oriented societies, the member of the society are responsible for ensuring the well-being of others. They value being forgiving, loving, cheerful and helpful. They are motivated by kindness, altruism, benevolence and generosity. Also Confucianism stresses “Ren (仁, kindness)” and “Li(礼, politeness)”,which advocate that people should be warm and benevolent to others and live in harmony with each other. When in conflict in personal communication, Chinese tend to sacrifice their own interests in order to satisfy the well-being of others.

The scores for China Human Orientation show an opposite trend. The china “As IS” score are
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Central norm in every society govern the behavior of their people. In different societies, children are attributed with either economic value or psychological value. Economic value refers to a child physically helping the family and guaranteeing old age treatment of the parents; psychological value attributes friendship, companionship, and generally sources of pleasure with the offspring. Therefore, in developing economies, children are taught obedience rather than autonomy to ensure the purpose of economic value. In most developed Western societies and Japan, children are more viewed as a source of psychological satisfaction.
Human rights and discrimination. There are standards that are considered the minimum condition for a dignified life.
Economics and role of government. In many industrialized nations of the developed world, a welfare state has replaced informal and family relationships; members of the society can rely on the state to take care of their survival and well-being. In the developing world, Individuals are expected to seek and offer moral and material support amongst each other.
Figure 1-18 Summarizes major forms of humane
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The average of PDI (Power Distance Index) of Asian countries is 64, but the PDI of China is 80. That is, inequalities among people are acceptable. The subordinate-superior relationship tends to be polarized and there is not defense against power abuse by superiors.
In the Chinese business world, every single member in Chinese companies is willing to follow office regulation and work guidelines made by the owner. Employees do not want to challenge their senior workers or supervisors and just want to obey the decisions or orders their superiors make. That is, the order of rank is anchored firmly and Chinese workers do not want to insubordinate occupational hierarchy.
In Chinese culture, rank is extremely important in business relationship and you must keep rank differences while communicating. Also, china’s power distance is very high, Societies that are high on power distance tend to value social hierarchies. They don’t give the individual the freedom to do whatever they want or make their own

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