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From 1403 to about 1492 China participated in numerous voyages led by Zheng He, the leader of their maritime operations, including the visiting of 37 countries and traveling through the Atlantic Ocean around the tip of Africa and beyond Europe (pg 202). Countries such as Ceylon, India, and the Persian Gulf were a few of their stops along the way. These voyages proved that China was the supreme world sea power whose shipbuilding techniques and navigational abilities were unmatched by any other nation...

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 1.) What is the role of centralized government in Chinese history? Why is the Dynastic cycle a critical component of Chinese society? China had a large population. A strong centralized government was needed to keep order. With a strong government China was able to expand its population. The dynastic cycle was a critical component of Chinese society because once one dynasty grew weak; a new dynasty could come in and start fresh to fix the issues. The new dynasty would start out strong and develop...

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4th pERIOD | China | Report on China | | Willie Thomas | 11/6/2012 | | Table of Contents History, Culture, Clothing 3 Religion, Food, Major Languages 4 Bibliography 5 China History China’s first great thinker and teacher name was Confucius. He came up with the golden rule, which stated: “Do unto others as you would have others do unto you.” Confucius urged people to “measure the feelings of others by one’s own,” for “within the four seas all...

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only encouraged; it is a way of life. The highly developed education systems in China give students a significant advantage in a globalized economy because of their cultural views, a wide variety of studied subjects, and the competitive nature of society. Culture in China is a huge factor contributing to the education of their students. A big part of their culture is wealth. Although the cost of education in China is negligible by Western standards, when you consider the country's GDP and the...

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China Myths , China facts

China Myths, China Facts   China Myths, China Facts Globalization has changed a lot of ways corporations are operating these days. It has been very hard for most of the companies to adjust in this new environment. One of the countries that these companies had challenges was China. Businesses are learning every day that successful managers need cross cultural skills and training to succeed in a position outside of their country. In his new book, “What Chinese Want”, Tom Doctoroff...

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photography provides a sustained focus on social changes and unprecedented new social experiences. With support from Bates College, I organized this exhibition of photographs with works by seven contemporary Chinese photographers to illuminate the path that China has traveled in the past twenty-five years. The exhibition is intended to illustrate changes in Chinese society to an American audience. The photographs by the painter Liu Xiaodi were taken in the late 1970s and early 1980s. At the time, while he...

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Business in China

companies be better suited trying to "go it alone" in China or to partner with a company that will provide tangible assets and other services for the US-based MNC? What stumbling blocks might exist when partnering with a company in China? After reading the article I believe that a US company will partner up with a company that will provide them with tangible assets and other services. As the fastest-growing major economy in the world, China continues to offer global companies attractive investment...

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Decathlon in China

------------------------------------------------- Decathlon in China Decathlon is a French manufacturer and retailer of sporting goods, established in 1976. It provides to customers a wide range of products (clothing, shoes but also equipments) for more than sixteen different kinds of sports, from beginners to professionals. Through the years, Decathlon expanded its business abroad and in 2009, Decathlon had become the second top ranking sports retailer in Europe in terms of global sales. In...

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Mcdonald's in China

McDonald’s: Is China Lovin' it? Executive Summary This case studies McDonald’s’ business model as it develops to achieve success in the Chinese market. Issues addressed included how to retain McDonald’s’ image of cultural Americana, yet adapt to satisfy pallets and appeal to patrons in Chinese culture. 1. What is the purpose of conducting an external environmental analysis? What are the general environmental forces that could influence or have influenced McDonald’s development in China? The purpose...

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Religion in China

Chapter 12 of gamer deals solely with the topic of religion in China. Right away it is told that the Chinese do not worship any one god, diety, or force. They are very spiritual but have no set predominant religion that most people worship. The Chinese culture can be said to be a mix between polytheistic, pantheistic, and atheistic. In the past some sinologists and sociologists such as Jan De Groot and C.K. Yang have sought to fully understand China’s religious position and have conducted many...

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