Executive SummaryNowadays, a lot of westerners go to China to invest their business. They don't have any experiences of the way the Chinese conduct business and establish the kind relationship. China grows into an absorbing place for westerners' investment. As you can learnt up some simple Chinese greetings, it can help to found a good relationship with your partners. Chinese usually consult business for lunch or dinner in a business meeting. Social eating is so common in Chinese life. Especially, it also linked with alcoholic drink. Gift are often exchanged by companies. China is a nation of religion. Mandarin is the official national language of China. It is a higher level of power than other East Asian countries. China is individualism and masculinity country. China is a long-term orientation. Also, a good Chinese business etiquette can impress the Chinese.
Table of Content1.0. INTRODUCTION12.0. CHINESE BUSINESS ETIQUETTE12.1. GREETING12.2. FORMALITIES22.3. GIFTS22.4. APPEARANCE23.0.
CHINESE CULTURE33.1. RELIGIONS33.2. LANGUAGES33.3. TRADITIONAL CUSTOMS AND BELIEFS34.0. CULTURAL FRAMEWORKS34.1. GEERT HOFSTEDE CULTURAL DIMENSIONS44.1.1. POWER DISTANCE INDEX44.1.2. INDIVIDUALISM44.1.3. MASCULINITY44.1.4. UNCERTAINTY AVOIDANCE INDEX54.1.5. LONG-TERM ORIENTATION55.0. CONCLUSION56.0. RECOMMENDATIONS57.0. REFERENCES LIST61.0. IntroductionNowadays, a lot of westerners go to China to invest their business. They don't have any experiences of the way the Chinese conduct business and establish the kind relationship. Arthur Chalwell who is a merchant to determine to invest to Chinese businessman's Mrs Chang. He has a good grasp of Mandarin. Actually, Arthur is not certain how to manage business with the Chinese, in particular how to process a first meeting. The following paragraphs will descript about the areas of potential cross-cultural miscommunication, Chinese culture, Chinese business etiquette and Cultural framework.
2.0. Chinese Business EtiquetteChina grows into an absorbing place for westerners' investment (Qu and Zigang 2005). Most of the westerners think when they meet Chinese people, they feel captivation (Josephine 2008).