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Individualism in China

Individualism - the lack of it or the excess of it - has often been considered a major problem in the modernization of China. In the early decades of this century reformers championed individualism in opposition to traditional authority in both thought and social life, and especially in opposition to the "Confucian" family system. Others contended that what thwarted China's modernization was not the absence of individualism but rather a surplus of it.        The common term for "individualism"...

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China Doll

may be looking to China to ‘contract manufacture’ for them as the price there were very competitive. HCF is not match to China growing economy and this new development will definitely cause the downfall of HCF. Jeffrey had garnered the assistance of his senior management team to brainstorm on possible options HCF can look at. Although acknowledging that looking into China is in inevitable, the team was divided in the approach to be taken. First proposal is to expand into China with two possible...

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Homosexuality in China

Freedom or Conservative ? ----Homosexual in China China was considered as a conservative society where do not get really open to sexual discussion. Even now, dating in high-school is considered too early and does not appropriate in China, which would cause problems in school if being found by teachers or parents. Meanwhile, Chinese attitude towards homosexual is more open than the West society. The night life for gay people are so various and at least among the young, we do not avoid talking...

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Whirlpool in China

 Whirlpool in China In 2006 whirlpool became the largest home appliance maker in the world. This was not an easy feat. The appliance industry is highly competitive industry with price wars being a driving factor for competition. Whirlpool’s philosophy focused on customer loyalty. Its products were built to be reliable with long lifecycles, which meant substantial emphasis had to be paid to product quality. Whirlpools philosophy is particularly difficult as it needs to not only to make high quality...

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Buddhism in China

Buddhism in China Buddhism was founded in India in the sixth century B.C.E., and was diffused to China by the first century C.E. Buddhism gradually gained followers after the collapse of the Han dynasty in 220 C.E. Buddhism’s influence on people continued to expand for several centuries all throughout East Asia. Between 220 C.E. and 570 C.E., China suffered a period of political instability and conflict. Buddhism had very diverse responses in China. The reaction of Buddhism gradually diffused in...

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Confucianism in China

Confucianism in China: Past and Present China, a country of ancient history and tradition, known for having one of the oldest roots in history and carrying on ancient practices to the modern day, but China is rapidly changing, with new beliefs, practices and cultural ties China is rapidly becoming a world power, reforming those old traditions and creating new ones. However, the influences of ancient philosophies, such as Legalism, Taoism, and Confucianism, can still be felt in modern China influencing...

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Introduction to China

 Introduction to China Cheng Ho Cheng Ho Cheng Ho (1371 - 1433) was a eunuch in the service of the Ming emperor Yung-lo and commander in chief of the Chinese expeditionary fleet to the South Seas in the early years of the 15th century. Born into a family named Ma, presumably of Mongol-Arab origin, in central Yünnan Province, Cheng Ho was selected to be castrated by the general...

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Development of China

in the development of China (i.) The major philosophical and religious traditions of the Hundred Schools Period, including Confucianism (ii.) Mohism (iii.) Legalism (iv.), and Taoism (v.) Contrast the relative success, philosophical backgrounds, and governmental policies of the Qin and Han Dynasties (vi.). Geography played a huge role in the development of China. Civilization first emerges along the yellow river. The yellow river is where agriculture first starts in China. What makes the yellow...

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Comparison of China and Japan market

 China Labor costs Japan's employers pay higher hourly labor costs, including wages and social security payments, at 21.9 euros per hour (2,400 yen). But in China, there is an unbalanced labor cost between inland China and coastal area of China. China has a lower cost compare with Japan. For the company, choice central and western China to build factories can reduce labor costs. Marketing factors China is the world's most important CD, DVD players market. The growing wealth of the Chinese...

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Taboos in China

tips of Chinese cultural taboos have been existed through many years for Chinese people. Like most deeply rooted ancient Chinese traditions, the younger generation is paying less and less attention to these kinds of habits, but foreigners living in China would still do well to avoid the following Chinese taboos. 2. Chinese table taboo Everyone loves to go out to a nice restaurant for a fancy meal here there. For the Chinese, fancy is just the beginning because they have strict taboos that you...

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