Chinese american dating customs
In Chinese culture, trust is indispensable to building the confidence needed to do business with partners.
Consequently, in China you are really expected to get to know your partners, follow appropriate etiquette and to socialize in a way you wouldn't in America.
Chinese, on the other hand, expect to know personally those with whom they are doing business and want to foster genuine trust with them.Photo Credit: Public domain image by Randall Mah One thing that often strikes newcomers to the United States is Americans' gregariousness.It’s not unusual for strangers to get friendly and strike up conversations about a common interest.Consequently, Chinese appreciate subtle, indirect ways of communicating.Perceptions of Hierarchy While egalitarianism may be a pillar of China’s defunct communist culture, Chinese typically have a stronger respect for hierarchy and etiquette than Americans.
Consequently, hierarchy is likely to inform Chinese people’s interactions with others, especially foreigners in a professional environment.