This is a selection of resources on Chinese business etiquette available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet and is not meant to be an exhaustive list.
NLB print and digital resources
The Routledge course in business Chinese
Written in both English and Mandarin, this book will help you learn and practise business Chinese. Through step-by-step exercises, you can deepen your knowledge of China’s present economic developments, pick up Chinese business terminology and understand how they can be applied in real-life business contexts.
All rights reserved, New York: Routledge, 2019
It’s all Chinese to me: An overview of culture & etiquette in China
This book provides insights to China’s unique culture, including social etiquette for all occasions, and highlights cultural differences to help international visitors decipher the Chinese approach to work and life.
All rights reserved, North Clarendon: Tuttle Publishing, 2018
Impact of culture on management of foreign SMEs in China
Read this book to understand how Chinese business culture can impact the management of companies in China, in particular small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and the importance of appreciating the value of cultural awareness and intelligence. It includes case studies from various economic regions in China on the impact of Chinese business practices and cultural differences to SMEs.
All rights reserved, Cham: Springer International Publishing AG, 2018
Intercultural competencies in China
Equipping oneself with intercultural competencies in China involves learning about how businesses in China are affected by networking (guanxi), the concept of face and the notion of business as a battlefield. Find out more about intercultural competencies in the country from this ebook today!
Retrieved from OverDrive. (myLibrary ID login is required to access this ebook)
Chinese traditions & practices = Li su
This book aims to help readers enrich their knowledge and invoke their appreciation of Chinese culture. Discover the history, symbolism and development of customs and traditions in China and find out why some of them are rooted in religious faith while others were created for pragmatic reasons.
All rights reserved, Malaysia: Joey Yap Research Group Sdn. Bhd., 2017
The art of doing business across cultures: 10 countries, 50 mistakes, and 5 steps to cultural competence
Presented in the form of short conversations, discover common errors, solutions and the rationale behind doing business across cultures. Chapter 3 focuses on China.
All rights reserved, Boston: Intercultural Press, an imprint of Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2017.
Etiquette guide to China: Know the rules that make the difference
Exchanging name cards, calling clients and attending dinners — these are some of the situations one may face when working in China. Pick up tips and strategies on how to handle such situations effectively, as well as familiarise yourself with terms and expressions used in China today through the comprehensive glossary.
All rights reserved, Vermont: Tuttle Publishing, 2016.
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Doing business in China: Etiquette rules to keep in mind
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Do you know how to give a gift to your Chinese counterpart? Accompanied with explanatory videos, this website provides an overview of the details of business dealings such as valued Chinese qualities, attending meetings, dining and gift-giving.