Re: Return from China

From: Mike Linksvayer (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 22:41:40 MST

On Wed, Jan 02, 2002 at 08:55:50PM -0800, Phil Osborn wrote:
> Extropians might want to check out "Thick Face, Black Heart," re
> Chinese business practices. The reality of Chinese business
> ethic is that it becomes whatever best serves the immediate
> interests of the Chinese business, in most cases, at least.
> Chinese are used to saying and projecting the emotions - the
> "face" -whatever will achieve the desired result. There is no
> real concept of truth in Chinese philosophy, only "face." Truth
> is what you have to pretend to believe to be accepted.


i.e., this differs from business practices the world over?

  Mike Linksvayer

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