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Sino-German Intercultural Management

Self-Organization, Communication and Conflict Resolution in a Digital Age


Part of the SpringerBriefs in Business book series (BRIEFSBUSINESS)

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About this book


This book presents the findings of a comparative study on office work culture in Germany and China. Focusing on behavioural and work practices, it explains the cultural influences on local staff’s personal behaviour.  
The book also offers solutions for improving overall productivity, and examines digital work environments in manufacturing and sales organisations. Documenting business practices and cultural traits, as well as typical approaches to conflict situations, it lays the foundations for better global teamwork.  


International project management Country-specific best practices Global team work Intercultural Management in the digital age German and Chinese stereotypes Doing business in China

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Huang+Jaumann WirtschaftsbüroAugsburg, BavariaGermany

About the authors

Joanne Huang is Taiwanese and has lived in Germany since 1992. She received her diploma in economics in 1998 and founded her own intercultural consultancy Huang-Jaumann in 2001. She is involved in different projects and works as a consultant for China-specific operations. As an author she publishes numerous essays about Chinese mentality and behaviour patterns.

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