A foreigner who has spent the last six years performing a variety of IT tasks in China, Doctor John offers 12 tips for getting IT done in China. (Doctor John is a pseudonym.)
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This is essential. Yes means yes, maybe or sometimes no. Chinese is a very contextual language, and many turn exchanges are required to set the context.
The first answer to any question should just get you to smile and nod, not respond.