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Cultural Tips When Doing a Business in China

Despite of many attempts, there are many business offers being rejected in China every year. One cause of it is probably the limited knowledge of the offering party about the culture of China. Many business owners who aspire to gain a scene in the growing economy of China think that their dominant style of negotiating would work. And they are certainly not right.

If you are one of those entrepreneurs who want to do business in China, here are few cultural related tips to avoid a clashing of customs.

Be Polite

Calling cards must be handed out with two hands and must face the recipient in a readable manner. Accompanying it with a bow is also a great plus. More importantly, in the event that exchange of cards happens simultaneously, you should hand out your card under their card to show that you are giving them higher importance.

Enjoy Their Cuisines and Traditions

The McDonald's Way

When owners of the original McDonald's decided to sell the franchise, Ray Kroc immediately had an eye for it. He bought the company on 1954, and allowed it to grow on what is known as the biggest fast-food chain worldwide today.

How did Ray Kroc create such huge a food company? To many, this has been dubbed as the McDonald's way, where it has been constantly used as a business model worldwide and not to mention, college case studies. Although it might look like McDonald's had it easy, it was not always the case. In several occasions, the giant fast food chain flopped some of their offerings.

One of the most notable of these flops is the so-called Hulaburgers. A hamburger offered to Christians during lent with only pineapple and cheese in it. Can you imagine how it would taste? It didn't succeed, so I bet it must have tasted bad.

But through the years, we know that their success can be mainly attributed to their business practices, which are detailed below.

Standardization

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