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Unformatted text preview: identity and loyalty. Long Term Orientation o Five Economic Dragons: Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, and Singapore Thrift, saving, perseverance, patience, and self-denial to benefit the group Long-term orientation The Analects of Confucius, Chapter 4, Verse 16 The profound person understands what is moral. The small person understands what is profitable. Singapore Small island country Population: 2.9 million Multiracial, multicultural society, 78% Chinese Education and economic level comparable to the US Confucian philosophy and collectivism credited with economic status\ Finding the Golden Mean Unfortunately, the individualist genie, once unloosed, cannot be easily coaxed back into the lamp Singaporeans must themselves find the golden mean that suits their circumstances for, in the end, they can only be their own selves....
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