Cross Cultural Behaviour In China

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Cross Cultural Behaviour In China

  1. 1. Cross Cultural Communication in CHINA -BY RAM DHAWAD SWAPNIL THOLIYA RANJEET KUMAR TRIPURARI NIKHIL SINGH
  2. 2. SOCIAL CUSTOMS <ul><li>Addressing Chinese </li></ul><ul><li>Ways to greet </li></ul><ul><li>Behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>Refusing an invitation/ saying “no” </li></ul><ul><li>Keqi (Modesty) </li></ul><ul><li>Mianzi (Face) </li></ul><ul><li>Gifts </li></ul><ul><li>Good gifts: Banquet, Fine Pen, Calculator </li></ul><ul><li>Bad gifts: Clocks, Blue or Black items, Handkerchief. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Cont… <ul><li>Meals Etiquettes. </li></ul><ul><li>No tipping. </li></ul><ul><li>Business Communications: </li></ul><ul><li>Punctuality </li></ul><ul><li>Appointments are must </li></ul><ul><li>Patience </li></ul><ul><li>Allow the Chinese to leave the meeting first. </li></ul><ul><li>Humor </li></ul>
  4. 4. 13,000,000,00 people
  5. 5. FAMILY LIFE <ul><li>“ the music of lutes & harps” </li></ul><ul><li>Basic unit of Production & Consumption is ‘ CHIA ’ (Family) </li></ul><ul><li>‘ One Child Policy’ in 1978 </li></ul><ul><li>Father / Husband is Family Leader & Decision maker </li></ul><ul><li>Still women does all house work </li></ul>
  6. 6. WELCOME TO MARRIAGE PARTY <ul><li>Proposing </li></ul><ul><li>Birthday Matching </li></ul><ul><li>Presenting Betrothal Gifts </li></ul><ul><li>Presenting Wedding Gifts </li></ul><ul><li>Selecting the Wedding Date </li></ul><ul><li>Wedding Ceremony </li></ul>
  7. 7. HOUSING <ul><li>Average housing : apartment of one or two bedrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Average rural living space : 8.1 sq.m.(1978) to 20.5 sq.m. </li></ul><ul><li>House consists of Ming & Qing Furniture </li></ul>
  8. 8. CLOTHING <ul><li>- Traditional Dress Style : TANGZHUANG </li></ul><ul><li>- Changshan for Men </li></ul><ul><li>- Qipao for women </li></ul><ul><li>Modern Dress Style : </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Men/ Women :Formal/ Casual Wear </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Teenagers prefer Brand Name </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Children wear cloths with cartoons </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. FOOD IN CHINA
  10. 10. FOOD Famous Dishes : Jiaozi Baozi - Steamed Buns Chaomian – Fried noodles Chaofen – Fried Rice Zhou – Breakfast Food Food Serve in STYROFOAM box Drinks : All Famous Soft Drinks BE AWARE OF CHINESE “WINE”
  11. 11. CLASS STRUCTURE <ul><li>Depends on </li></ul><ul><li>1) Personal or Household Per Capita Income </li></ul><ul><li>2) Occupation </li></ul><ul><li>3) Education & Qualification </li></ul><ul><li>4) Family Background </li></ul>
  12. 12. CLASS STRUCTURE <ul><li>Society divided into SIX parts </li></ul><ul><li>Kings </li></ul><ul><li>Dukes </li></ul><ul><li>Scholars </li></ul><ul><li>Aristocrats </li></ul><ul><li>Farmers </li></ul><ul><li>Merchants </li></ul>
  13. 13. TYPES OF MINORITY GROUPS <ul><li>- Racial or Ethnic </li></ul><ul><li>Religious </li></ul><ul><li>Gender or Sexual </li></ul><ul><li>Age </li></ul><ul><li>Disable </li></ul>
  14. 14. POLITICAL & ECONOMICAL POWER MAJOR PARTY: Communist Party Of China(CCP) 8 MINORITY PARTIES Currency YUAN Trade Organizations WTO, APEC & Others GDP (Nominal-2007) $ 3.42 Trillion GDP (Per Capita-2007) $ 2034 GDP Growth (2007) 11.4 % GDP (PPP-2007) $ 10.21 Trillion Inflation (Feb-2007) 8.7 % Interest Rate 4.14 %
  15. 15. MEDIA <ul><li>Newspaper : The Peoples Daily </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>XingHua </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>News Channels : CCTV </li></ul>
  16. 16. RELIGION & FOLK BELEIFS <ul><li>Religious Groups : Buddhism </li></ul><ul><li> Taoism </li></ul><ul><li>Islam </li></ul><ul><li>Catholicism </li></ul><ul><li>Protestantism </li></ul><ul><li>- CONFUCIANISM </li></ul><ul><li>- Tolerance for Minority religions </li></ul>
  17. 17. PLACES HAVING SACRED VALUES The Great Mosque of Xi’ans PAGODA
  18. 18. RELIGIOUS EVENTS <ul><li>Chinese New Year Festival </li></ul><ul><li>Lantern Festival </li></ul><ul><li>Dragon Boat Festival </li></ul><ul><li>Ghost festival </li></ul><ul><li>Mid-Autum Festival </li></ul><ul><li>Double Ninth Festival </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Influence of Religious Beliefs </li></ul><ul><li>Affect on Attitude towards Smoking, Drinking & Gambling </li></ul>-Belief on Good Luck & Bad Luck
  20. 20. VALUE SYSTEM <ul><li>Competitiveness v/s Co-operation </li></ul><ul><li>Thrift/ Moment of enjoyment more exalted </li></ul><ul><li>Politeness v/s Factual Honesty </li></ul><ul><li>Admired Virtues </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><ul><ul><li>-FRIEND </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>: Definition </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>: Responsibilities </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>EDUCATION </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>: Female education v/s Male Education </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>: Business Persons with College Degrees </li></ul></ul></ul>
  22. 22. ECONOMICAL INSTITUTIONS <ul><li>Huge Market </li></ul><ul><li>Products Like Automobile, electronic instruments, agriculture etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis more on quantity with cheaper price </li></ul><ul><li>- ACFTU (All China Federation Of Trade Union) </li></ul>
  23. 23. Conclusion
  24. 24. THANK YOU

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