Despite the growing forces of capitalism, China is still a communist country with communist values, aiming for modernization but not Westernization. It is paramount you understand and adhere to Chinese business etiquette to ensure successful business relations. Authority is accepted and the desire for equality prevails. Although the ‘iron rice bowl’ – the notion that the company or state will provide and that a job is for life – is less accepted now, the highest priority for most Chinese is caring for their families.
Country Navigator is an intercultural training tool for global leaders, managers, teams and individuals. Users are able to leverage cultural differences to help build stronger working relationships, creating more productivity and ultimately greater business success.
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A dynamic dashboard reacts to the learner’s usage and guides them to the relevant information.
After the learner has completed the cultural profile assessment, the system will generate the learner’s cultural tendencies and provide them with clear guidance on recognizing differences in others and adapting for success.
Learners can compare themselves to country profiles including China and over 100 other cultures, and receive detailed guidance on how best deal with any differences. They can also compare their own profile with their colleagues or counterparts and receive instant feedback on how to work better together.
Explore over 100 country guides and learn all about the local business etiquette for over 30 topic areas that will help them to:
Our Country Briefings take learners through a six-step structured overview of a country. A video quickly gets them up to speed on the local working styles. A gap analysis between the learner and the target country focuses the learner onto the key strategies that they need to adopt to manage any cultural differences.
Our Global Academy broadens out learning through videos, podcasts, top tips, interactive job aids and audio-visual presentations which are all delivered through a learning wizard and learning paths covering: