How do Chinese and Westerners view FAIRNESS differently?

Uncategorized Dec 20, 2019
 

Understanding the Chinese historical and cultural context of FAIRNESS will enable you to adjust your approach to achieve real breakthroughs.

Western definition of FAIR = to be free from bias, dishonesty, or injustice (which is generally based on the law and legal precedence)

Chinese characters meaning FAIR = 公平 (gōngpíng)

• 公 means public, collectively owned, common
• 平 means equal, calm, peaceful

In other words, Chinese traditionally view FAIRNESS as something that is collectively shared in a peaceful manner.

CONTEXT - As Chinese society transitions toward capitalism, with fewer goods distributed by its rulers, individual expectations have evolved to what appears more selfish with regards to FAIRNESS.

Understanding the Chinese historical and cultural context of FAIRNESS will enable you to adjust your approach to achieve real breakthroughs.

Listen, subscribe, or follow me to learn more about how to achieve real breakthroughs doing business in China or with Chinese people:
• Apple Podcasts
• SoundCloud
• YouTube Channel

Social Media:
• Connect on LinkedIn
• Follow me on Facebook
• Follow me on Twitter

This show is produced by EME China Consultants

EME Consultants LLC is looking for DIY Marketing Interns!

Get paid and gain PRACTICAL experiences in global marketing not available without a mentor who seeks to empower you like an entrepreneur...

DIY means you will have flexibility and authority to achieve our negotiated objectives. The project-based outcomes will be measured (KPIs) and you will establish the milestone/deliverables. You will OWN your marketing project(s), and your CV will reflect your achievements (learn more...)

APPLY NOW!
Close

50% Complete

Thank You For Applying

We will send you a link to an online application form. If selected, you will be sent a Calendly scheduling link, and Gene's personal email address.