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    Chinese Work Culture

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    Chinese and Their Work Culture China consists of 56 different ethnic groups (Wang, 2015). The Han constitutes majority of the total population, with sub groups such as Cantonese and Hakka (Erbaugh, 2000); the other 55 groups are generally referred to as the minority groups (Wang, 2015), such as the Mongols, Hui people and Tibetan people (Dwyer, 2005). According to Heathfield (2016), work culture refers to values, beliefs, thought processes, attitudes and behaviours shared by a group of people, which is a set of unspoken and unwritten rules at work. Work culture plays an important role in making a group of people stick together to achieve goals (Tsai, 2011). According to Pye (1972), Confucianism is the most influential thought which forms the…

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    considered to be a universal feature of language but it’s pragmatic, linguistic, social, intentional, and conceptual realisations vary considerably across different languages and/or cultures.’ Brief outline of Confucianism - When discussing the topic of politeness in Chinese culture it is important to address the concept of Confucianism and the role that it played in forming what Chinese culture is today. Confucianism can be defined as a way of life that was first established by Confucius in the…

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    gathered from all around the world. Using Plato to Darwin to DNA written by Esther Muehlbauer, different ancient cultures along with its traditions and philosophers will be analyzed in terms of their perspectives and concepts toward the nature and humanity of the world. One of the major cultures is the Chinese culture. The Chinese culture is well known for its early philosophy such as Dao and Yin Yang. The Dao philosophy, also known as The Way, comes from a Chinese philosopher name Laozi.…

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    Chinese Culture In America

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    It is said that history repeats itself. To a variety of cultures sport has held similar meanings, during different historical periods. Today, sport is often referred to as just a game, but not many of us have dealt with obstacles of being an immigrant in America. Yep (2009) described how a playground in Chinatown San Francisco affected the Chinese immigrant community. The playground provided recognition, a sense of community and a sense of cultural pride to the Chinese immigrants. With the…

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    Chinese Culture In China

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    different traditions and a very diverse culture. China has over 56 ethnic groups, with the largest one being the Hans. A culture is the way a country’s people act and interact. This usually includes religion, language, food, etiquettes, art, ceremonies, etc. China has a culture that dates back to more than 10,000 years. This has subsequently led to a varied and rich way of life. One aspect of the Chinese culture is the religion. “According to the China National People’s Congress’ ‘2003…

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    China is a country with a many interesting cultures. What we usually know about the country is through movies or the local Chinese restaurant but to truly get an understanding of this country’s way of life, one must do extensive research. I’ve learned that China differs a lot from other countries including the United States. Sincere study of a culture is the only way to truly appreciate the differences. China’s culture is based on the respect of mankind. As mentioned earlier, China’s culture…

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    Have you ever wondered how festive Chinese culture truly is? China’s culture has always been very festive, and a place where tradition is valued greatly. China celebrates many festivals as the year passes; festivals such as: Spring Festival, Winter Solstice Festival, Lantern Festival, and many more. These festivals are celebrations for things such as the seasons changing or other events. These celebrations call to wear traditional clothing most of the time, and are usually full of color, music,…

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    as well as the growing diversity of culture (Brawley, 2008, p.11), the influences of American products and habits are increasing day by day. In China, the popular culture of the United States is popular with many Chinese people, especially the younger generation (Ryan, Chen & Saich, 2014, p.101). Although there are also many worthy scientific technologies of American products and habit, many criticisms exist. During the introduction of American products and habits (Bacevich, 2012, p.38), the…

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    Chinese Culture Analysis

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    1) I am Vietnamese born Chinese; therefore, Chinese culture takes some place in my family culture, including food culture. My grandfather and grandmother were born in China. In 1958, they migrated to Vietnam to develop their business in this country, so my family culture is mixing between Vietnamese and Chinese culture. Therefore, my family loves to travel to China and we also celebrate most of the Chinese holidays, such as Chinese New Year, Mid-Autumn Festival, and other celebrations. My…

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    Xiao In Chinese Culture

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    native culture concept that is unique to East Asian Cultures is Xiao (Filial Piety). Xiao is a Chinese ideology that originated from the teachings of Confucius and is still relevant today in East Asian Cultures (Laidlaw, Wang, Coelho & Power 2009). Xiao does not have a clear definition, because the term is fluid and changes over time. Although China is rapidly changing based on urbanization, the practice of Xiao still remains detrimental in Chinese households. A clear definition of Xiao is to…

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