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    conduct business with the Chinese. It is important to understand the cultural differences, different values, and proper etiquette when conducting business in China as an American or it can result in a loss of a potential market that would have been beneficial to the American economy. According to Graham & Lam (2003) “The root cause: a failure on the American side to understand the much broader context of Chinese culture and values, a problem that too often leaves Western negotiators both flummoxed and flailing” (p. 71). This suggests that Americans can solve the main reason for loosing potential business partners in China by…

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    represent an authentic Chinese culture and cuisine. Yet some who are not very familiar with the authentic Chinese culture and cuisine, and like Panda Express, might want to know more about Chinese culture. With the upcoming Chinese New Year, Panda Express posted an infomercial video that are intended to children who are not familiar with Chinese culture in America. It explains the legend of Chinese New Year with the use of colorful cartoon, a girl as its main character and narrator, along with…

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    important factor in the negotiation process, Chinese people believe that providing personal favors is the cornerstone of the business. The dynamics of face play a role in the interpersonal relationships, which determine people’s willingness to bargain or cooperate in business. During communications, Chinese businessmen use indirectness, praising, intermediaries, shaming, and requests to save face and give face (Cardon & Scott, 2003). Honeywell-Bull offers a good example of the importance of…

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    to understand many complex scientific concepts. While I was in Syosset High School, I remember that it did not have any Chinese related club despite the fact that my high school had a relatively high population of chinese people. Thus, in order to make a club that represents the Chinese population of my school, my Chinese friends and I decided to create a club. First we had to find at the very least 15 enthusiastic members who were willing to join. By verbally advertising and persuading people…

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    impact than the rules or principles on Chinese modern business relations. Under the influence of close interpersonal relationship from Confucianism, traditional moral standards, and historical war stratagems, personal relations become the critical factor instead of legal instruments in the business process. First, Confucianism served as the core value of Chinese society for more than two thousand years and remain its influence on Chinese business behavior today. Interpersonal relationships, a…

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    themselves and their cultures. The St. Clair and Jong mothers, both use the terrible circumstances they faced in their marriages in China to reach…

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    try to help her realize it was not her fault. The most important point Mrs. Spring Fragrance would stress is that Pan shouldn’t allow what he did to her change who she is, or who she truly wants to be. For instance, Mrs. Spring Fragrance would say, “even though it feels like you have to choose between being Chinese or being American, you don’t have to; you have lived this long incorporating them in your life, and identifying yourself as both that it shouldn’t have to change now after one…

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    In “The struggle to be an all American girl”, Wong shows her disdain of being obliged to attend the Chinese school, and her desire to be an all American girl. b- In “Catfish in the bathtub”, Kingston is only interested in the traditional food of the Chinese culture. 2. The mentality of the author’s mothers are relatively the same a- Both mothers obliged their children to be associative with their culture b- Both authors refused to obey their mothers 3. The purpose intended by Wong and Kingstone…

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    Occupational therapists are challenged with understanding and adapting their practices to meet the needs of clients who are accustomed to different cultures. Chinese families are heavily rooted in their traditional rituals and cultural origins, which have a dramatic influence on the daily routines. The disparities between cultures can pose a significant barrier if occupational therapists discredit the importance of a client’s lifestyle. In order to promote maximum occupational performance, it is…

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    and dark secrets reveled throughout the essay. Kingston’s culture is known as family oriented and strict, through her essay she shares her family story and how this culture affected her family personally. Being Chinese decent, she was raised in a very strict, superstitious, tradition holding household. She goes on to explain to us, how her mother forced her sisters and her to thread their eyebrows and face. Ancient Chinese tradition always held women to a certain standard, a woman’s appearance…

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