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Business etiquette for phone and internet use in China

Business etiquette for phone and internet use in China

Business
Historically, the Chinese connected to each other through personal face-to-face networking, guanxi (relationships), and payments to those who arranged meetings. Today, technology is changing how people connect with each other. According to Internet World Stats, in mid-2010 China has nearly 350 million broadband Internet connections with more than 385 million users, far more than any other country in the world. Information in this article has been gleaned from the lives of several dozen expats and hundreds of students living in mid-sized cities in Henan. This province is in the center of China, heavily populated, with many highly industrialized cities. Pollution is a major problem. Economic and population growth are expanding exponentially. Cell Phones Allow Everyone to Stay Conne...
Casino Etiquette: everything you need to know

Casino Etiquette: everything you need to know

Gaming
No matter how old you are, or if you are a consecrated player, etiquette is something you should never undermine. But, in the new world that is more rushed than ever, and the fact that many gamblers play almost exclusively online, it's easy to forget simple rules that make you look like a true gentleman and create a healthy environment for all people in a brick and mortar casino. But don't worry, the casino etiquette isn't rocket science, and you can join the group of distinguished poker players following simple tips. Dress accordingly Although you don't need to look like James Bond when you sit at a Baccarat table, certainly nobody wants to be close to the player whose clothing look scruffy. Yes, it's okay to wear your lucky socks or dress casually to visit the casino, b...
Office Party Etiquette for the Boss

Office Party Etiquette for the Boss

Career, Lifestyle
Much has been written about how to behave, how to avoid embarrassment and how to dress properly for male and female employees. Little consideration has been given to the CEO, boss or manager who finds himself or herself in a delicate situation at any office party, whatever the occasion.. Here are a few tips and rules to facilitate clear sailing with authority and dignity intact without being considered a stuffy shirt. Purpose of the Office Party Generally speaking, there are two occasions for an office party: one is seasonal, most notably Christmas and sometimes the New Year. The other is special occasions like retirement of an employee, anniversary of the boss, firm or a long time employee. Depending on the size of the company, there may be departmental parties as well as big on...