Humility in China

Humility is looked at differently in China than in many other parts of the world. In China it’s been a part of the culture for thousands of years. China is a collectivist society which stresses the inter-dependence of individuals within that society and the cohesion that follows. The focus is on the community. Western countries, in contrast, are individualistic. Members are more self-reliant and set their own goals. The focus is on us as an individual. It’s important, especially when conducting business in china, to recognize the existence of humility and how to react to it. Culturally, the Chinese carry … Continue reading Humility in China