Business Etiquette and Customs:

Hard Facts and Statistics:

 

 

 

 

Books:

NON-FICTION

  • Kiss, Bow, Shake Hands
  • Culture Shock! China
  • Culture Smart! China

FICTION

  • Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
  • Three Sisters
  • Empire of the Sun
  • Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Movies:

  • Joy Luck Club
  • Mao’s Last Dancer
  • A Thousand Years of Good Prayers

IC Tips:

Facts and statistics are a great starting point for learning about a new country, but to work effectively across cultures requires a deeper knowledge of how values influence behavior.