This is a selection of resources on Chinese business culture available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet and is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you know of or come across more useful resources, please drop us a note so that we can share them with our readers.
Delve into the minds of the Chinese and learn how they think conceptually, culturally and practically. Gain insight and understanding into how they behave in business dealings and when working with foreigners.
All rights reserved, Singapore: Cengage Learning Asia, 2012.
Exchanging name cards, calling clients and attending dinners — these are some of the situations one may face when working in China. Pick up tips and strategies on how to handle such situations effectively, as well as familiarise yourself with terms and expressions used in China today through the comprehensive glossary.
All rights reserved, Vermont: Tuttle Publishing, 2016.
Expand your knowledge of Chinese customs and culture through these 101 witty anecdotes. They introduce facets of Chinese culture, etiquette and interpersonal communication from the personal perspectives of two foreigners living and working in China.
All rights reserved, Beijing: China Intercontinental Press, 2012.
Expand your knowledge of China with this essential guide that uncovers the country’s customs, culture and etiquette. Find out more about China’s cities as well as the dos and don’ts of interacting and communicating with the Chinese.
How do traditional values and behaviour of the Chinese influence their business and social relationships? Discover the various aspects of Chinese traditions and thinking, and learn more about the essence of China’s culture through the glossary of code words.
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Understand the confusing and often contradictory ins and outs of Chinese business culture to gain a business advantage. Learn how to cultivate strong personal and social relationships to succeed in business dealings in China.
Retrieved from OverDrive. (myLibrary ID is required to access this ebook.)
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In this TEDxHaarlem video, speaker Valerie Hoeks examines the cultural differences between China and the West. In particular, she highlights the importance of relationships in China, and how establishing the appropriate connections can help one get things done and succeed in China.