Monthly Archives: December 2010

>Chinese Cultural Know-How

>As promised here is the 5th and final installment of information on Chinese Cultural know-how for 2010:Chinese society and cultureConfucianism can be seen as a major influence that permeates the whole of Chinese society. It revolves around the concept of … Continue reading

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>Chinese Cultural Know-How

>As promised here is the 4th installment of information on Chinese Cultural know-how: Socialising, eating and drinking: Hospitality is an integral part of Chinese culture, and an invitation should be seen as a great honour. • If you eat in a restaurant … Continue reading

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>Chinese Cultural Know-How

>As promised here is the 3rd installment of information on Chinese Cultural know-how: GIFTS: Gifts are traditionally given in China at New Year, weddings, births and birthdays. The way a gift is wrapped is almost as important as the gift itself. … Continue reading

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>Chinese Cultural Know-How

>As promised here is the 2nd area of information on Chinese Cultural know-how: Gestures and body language: • The Chinese are not keen on physical contact, so be sure not to pat or slap a colleague’s back. • Body posture … Continue reading

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