Managing Chinese employees
Danish company entering a new market One of the largest Danish manufacturing companies is building a production facility outside Beijing, manned with only local employees. The Danish department will manage recruitment and the daily operation from Denmark. LIVING INSTITUTE facilitated a two-day workshop for the Danish department, consisting of managers, experts, back office and administration. Day 1 – Cultural Awareness: What do Danes carry with them in terms of cultural characteristics, and how does this match with Chinese culture? What happens when Danes cooperate across borders? Day 2 – Introduction to China and Chinese culture – special characteristics about Chinese culture in general and Chinese working culture in particular; – how to communicate effectively across borders; – how to bridge the gaps.