Briefing

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Question Description

TOPIC: “Behaving for Success in China”

AUDIENCE: Fellow co-workers

SITUATION:

You are currently working for a company that is attempting to succeed in the China market. You have located a Chinese company that is willing to partner with your company. As the designated “China expert” you are requested to brief a group of fellow employees who will be the first to travel to China and meet with your potential partners.

INSTRUCTIONS:

Prepare a brief (1-2 pages) to give your co-workers tips and advice for their trip to China. You will specifically want to assist them with preparations for attending a banquet with the Chinese company. Please make sure to cover the following topics:

  • What are ten things never to do in China?
  • What are differences in the approach to relationships between the Chinese and Westerners (in general)?
  • Will the pace of living and doing business in China be the same as in your (Western) company?
  • How will the Chinese business partners communicate differently than what is familiar?
  • Can you expect the Chinese partners to behave to their superiors in the same way as in your company?
  • What is more important to the Chinese partner, how your business operates and what you produce, or making relationships first, then conducting operations?

Tutor Answer

peachblack
School: UT Austin

Attached.

Running head: ADVICE FOR A TRIP TO CHINA

Advice for a trip to China
Name of student
Name of course
Affiliated institution
Instructor’s name
Date

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ADVICE FOR A TRIP TO CHINA

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Advice for a trip to China
China is one of these countries that value its cultures, so it is going to be more productive
if every single visitor learns to uphold and respect the social-cultural, economic and political
values of the Chinese people.
The ten things never to do in China
You should not show up empty handed without a gift for your hosts and business
partners. Also, make sure that, don't go ...

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Anonymous
Good stuff. Would use again.

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