Are you the expert on China and its Culture??
Posted by: Vanhalder (IP Logged)
Date: March 29, 2010 09:45AM
To test your understanding of Chinese management culture and job hunting skills in China.
1 During a meeting with Chinese people you can do everything but:
a Enter the room in hierarchical order
b Make direct eye contact with your Chinese counterpart
c Address yourself always to the senior Chinese representative
d Talk about the weather, family life, travel
2 Which fact is true concerning a business banquet?
a The table is seated according to age
b It is appropriate to leave an empty plate
c Toasts play an important role
d The host will leave before you
3 What is the most effective way to find a job in China?
b On-line job sites
c News papers
d Ni hao ma
4 The most important aspect in Chinese life and business is people's image, or "face". Which fact is false concerning "face"?
a You have to give "face"
b You have to save "face"
c You have to lose "face"
d You have to restore "face"
5 What does this gesture mean in China, “The thumb and index finger make an "L", other fingers closed, with the palm facing the observer”?
A Come over here!
C I kill you!
D Number 8.
6 What do Chinese usually put into a red envelope?
A Resignation letter / Invitation letter
B Application letter / Money
C Money / Invitation letter
D Greetings card/ Application letter
Feel free to share your answers with others[:lol
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ELM-China Career Guide
Re: Are you the expert on China and its Culture??
Posted by: Salvicybin (IP Logged)
Date: March 29, 2010 11:52AM
I beleive that using knowledge of such etiquette ideas is useful and that using ones intuition if able is the perfect way to navigate such situations I think that questions 1,3 and 4 really have no correct answer 。