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The Harmony Versus Conflict in Asian Business

Managing in a Turbulent Era (Palgrave MacMillan Asian Business)

by Raymond Ping-man Chow

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International business,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • ASIA,
  • International - General,
  • Business & Economics / International

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10194567M
    ISBN 100230542921
    ISBN 109780230542921

    Integrating the latest work on conflict management and intercultural harmony, Conflict Management and Intercultural Communication takes an interdisciplinary approach, adopts diverse perspectives, and provides for a wide range of discussions. It will serve as a useful resource for teachers, researchers, students and professionals alike.   The traditional harmony model of Chinese society works from the premise that conflict is to be avoided so as not to interfere with harmony and collectivism in the society. However, there are hints in the research literature that things are not that simple in Chinese societies in that more conflict seems to be present than might be expected.

    To ensure that progress or an agreement in a negotiation is preserved, parties must promise not to invoke the power of ancestors to bewitch or curse the other in the future. The aim of any process, formal or informal, is to affect a positive outcome without a "residue of bitterness or resentment." [11]. It is commonly assumed that conflicts in China and other Asian countries that share its cultural heritage conflict and ordinary citizens' preference for "harmony" rather than conflict. China, reveals that most all of them-a book about the rural Chinese local elite (published in ), two books on law (published in and ), and.

    This is a list of wars and conflicts in Asia, particularly East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Russia. For a list of conflicts in Southwest Asia, see List of conflicts in the Near East for historical conflicts and List of conflicts in the Middle East for contemporary conflicts. Early Dynastic Period of Sumer. Akkadian Empire. [1] This essay is an excerpt from John Paul Lederach's book "The Little Book of Conflict Transformation, published by Good Books, Conflict Research Consortium graduate student Michelle Maise condensed the 70+ pages of material in the original draft of that manuscript (with John Paul's and the publisher's permission) into this essay.


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The Harmony Versus Conflict in Asian Business by Raymond Ping-man Chow Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is a timely evaluation of how a harmonious business environment can be created and managed successfully in an increasingly turbulent era. It illustrates how diversity within East-West business is valuable to the development of new approaches in managing harmony for practitioners.

Harmony Versus Conflict in Asian Business Book Subtitle. This book is a timely evaluation of how a harmonious business environment can be created and managed successfully in an increasingly turbulent era.

It illustrates how diversity within East-West business is valuable to the development of new approaches in managing harmony. Get this from a library. Harmony versus conflict in Asian business: managing in a turbulent era. [Oliver H M Yau; Raymond P M Chow;] -- A timely evaluation of how a harmonious business environment can be created and managed successfully in an increasingly turbulent era.

The contributors explore Chinese cultural values, entry. Harmony in Conflict is the result of his experiences as he attempts to explain the Chinese culture to the wetserner who wants to live and work with the people of China. I was very surprised how alien the Chinese culture really was to me.

Before I read this book /5. It explores and analyses the meanings, mechanisms, dimensions and methodologies of harmony as a normative political ideal in both Western and Asian philosophical traditions. The book argues that in Western political thought - which sees politics as primarily concerned with resolving social conflicts and protecting individual rights - the concept of harmony has often been 5/5(1).

Conflict avoidance is common in East Asia, and the Confucian notion of harmony is often invoked to explain this tendency. We review the classical Confucian doctrines and found no encouragement of conflict avoidance in Confucian teachings.

Disagreements are typically viewed from a harmony perspective in East Asia, whereas they are viewed from a conflict perspective in the West. Harmony models developed with reference to the Chinese cultural context suggests that conflict avoidance represents vigilant, effortful attempts to maintain an interpersonal relationship, which contrasts sharply with dual concern model, which asserts that conflict avoidance Cited by: 1.

Conflict and Harmony in Comparative Philosophy: Selected Works from the Joint Meeting of the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy and the Australasian Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy Edited by Aaron B. Creller This book first published Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Harmony and conflict 3. Harmony and Conflict: A Cross-Cultural Investigation in China and Australia Interpersonal disagreements and clashes occur frequently in daily life, and such phenomena are typically analyzed with a conflict framework in the West (e.g., Deutsch & Coleman, ).

A DUALISTIC MODEL OF HARMONY Conflict avoidance is also prevalent in other East Asian cultures. In Japan, for example, business negotiations are often ritualized, providing strict guidelines for the interactants according to status and Size: KB.

In the instrumental perspective, harmony is viewed as a means to a typically materialistic end, whereas in the value perspective, harmony is deemed an end in its own right. Conflict avoidance is primarily driven by the instrumental motive.

These two motives are then crossed to form four types of harmony-seeking by: The State of Conflict and Violence in Asia. DOWNLOAD. In response to critical gaps in existing conflict data, The State of Conflict and Violence in Asia presents a concise, evidence-based overview of the complexity of violence in 14 Asian countries, including some of the most entrenched and complex places in the world.

Drawing on The Asia Foundation’s own long. Hofstede () indicated that Chinese as well as other Asian people are collectivism.

Collectivistic people view themselves as an integral part of in-group such as the family and co-workers (Triandis, ). Maintaining harmony within an in-group is often regarded as a duty of all group members.

An important concept. Whenever conflict arises, managers can be tempted to avoid it, procrastinate dealing with it, or ask someone else to resolve it.

Instead of dealing with the issues of an unmotivated employee, teams often go silent and work around the problem person, creating artificial harmony—until it blows up into a full-blown conflict and good employees leave.

This book examines the idea of harmony, and its place in politics and governance, both in theory and practice, in Asia, the West and elsewhere. It explores and analyses the meanings, mechanisms, dimensions and methodologies of harmony as a normative political ideal in both Western and Asian philosophical traditions.

Harmony: One of the Most Precious Elements in Chinese Traditional Culture. In the long history of Chinese civilization, harmony has always been a highly valued virtue. Chinese people have always put an emphasis on harmony.

It encompasses the fundamental principles of nature, society and humanity. This will be explored in the final segment of the book. This is an adapted excerpt from John’s book, “Smiling Tiger, Hidden Dragon” – a timely and comprehensive book that gives a fresh approach to conflict management from an Asian perspective.

In this model, interpersonal harmony and conflict are divided into genuine/superficial harmony and authentic/virtual focus conflict, whereas implicit/hidden conflict is regarded as superficial harmony. According to this framework, the state of harmony versus conflict between two people is dynamic and evolves within the web of their by: 7.

This book looks at major contemporary conflicts —intra and interstate— in Southeast Asia from a conflict management perspective. Starting with the view that the conventional ASEAN conflict-management methods have ceased to be effective, it looks for new conflict-management patterns and trends by investigating seven contemporary cases of conflict in the region.

The assumptions, values and beliefs that Asians use on a day-to-day basis are what make them tick. If you want to do business in Asia, you have to follow those unconscious, subtle and often indirect rules of business. To help you on your way, here are my 12 Commandments of Asia Business Etiquette.

Executive Summary. Research shows that creativity and innovation can be enhanced by reducing team harmony. Teams that are able to engage in productive task conflict — expressing disagreements, negotiating between different views, and working under a certain amount of tension — tend to be more innovative.

Much of the literature on culture and conflict management styles shows Asian cultures valuing harmony, avoiding conflict, and using avoiding or accommodating conflict resolution styles, with Americans (US culture) being more competitive or problem-solving (e.g.

Jehn and Weldon, ; Tang and Kirkbride, ).Cited by: 4.East vs. West Cultural Comparison a compilation & adaptation from leadership management institute,Paul Tokunaga’s talk, & personal/ ministry experiences.

Disclaimers: general & stereotypical—not all items do not apply to all Asians/ Asian Americans or westerners; Not an exhaustive list.