12 Tips for Getting IT Done Right in China - 5. The Meaning of Yes

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.)
 
 
 
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.
12 Tips for Getting IT Done Right in China - 5. The Meaning of Yes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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