StOC 2672,Video on Communicating With the Chinese, DISTRIBUTED VERSION

StOC 2672,Video on Communicating With the Chinese, DISTRIBUTED VERSION

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Page 1 of 1 “Communicating With the Chinese” (35 minutes) Some key points: 1. Inscrutable 2. Harmony 3. Patience 4. The philosophy of Confucianism (as presented in Confucius’s analects [sayings]) 5. The Chinese do not value verbal skills: “actions trump smooth talk . . . You should not speak with a honeyed mouth” 6. Ingroup vs. outgroup
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Unformatted text preview: 7. Guanxi 8. Face and facework (the former is defined as a persons sense of positive image in a relationship; the latter as communication that upholds anothers face, that is, nurturing other peoples face in public by mentioning to others their accomplishments or good works)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2011 for the course STOC 2672 taught by Professor Pratt during the Spring '11 term at Temple.

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