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Quanyu Huang, Ph.D., director of Asian/Asian American Studies Program of Miami University; specialist on Sino-American cultural and educational comparison; guest Professor at Sun Yat-Sen (Zhongshan) University, and member of Expert Committee of Educational Research and Development Center, Senior Professor Association of Peking University; winner of the Profound Impact Award from EHS, Miami University in 2007.
He has published numerous English and Chinese books, Chinese-English dictionaries, and papers, including multiple bestsellers. One of them, Quality Education in America, was the number one bestselling non-fiction book in China for 2000; also, The Hybrid Tiger received a starred review from Publishers Weekly (December 2, 2013) and a review on the front page of The New York Times Sunday Book Review (February 2, 2014).
Dr. Huang has conducted countless lectures in China and the United States. His educational philosophy has encouraged and widely influenced current educational reform in China.
This book is a uniquely entertaining explanation of the Chinese thought processes as applied to business decision making. There are numerous examples drawn from Chinese historical military and philosophical references with the lessons applied to today's modern business and political world. The authors' approach educates the reader as to the historical, cultural, governmental, and educational background factors that have created the thought processes of today's Chinese government and business leaders. Of importance are the nuances of conducting business or political negotiations. Comparisons are made to corresponding western thought processes. Additional background material includes diagrams and explanations of organizational structures of manufacturing, service, and government organizations. For anyone doing business in China or with Chinese organizations, this is an excellent source background text. Chapter headings are:
1. The Structures of Manufacturing Organizations
2. The Structures of Service Organizations
3. The Structures of Government Organizations
4. The Processes of Decision Making
5. Characteristics of Decision Making
6. Tactics of Decision Making
7. Traditional Culture
8. Modes of Thinking
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