The outward trappings of a culture (its customs, traditions, rules, rituals, and so on) are primarily a product of the culture's deeper underlying values. Familiarity with these values can help us understand their business priorities and expectation. It can also us interpret unfamiliar behaviors and anticipate actions or reactions to something we might do, say, or propose.
Here are some basic business Chinese values. Click on a specific value or on CONNECTIONS to see them all.
V. SAVING FACE