Cross-Cultural Leadership - Chinese Culture Adaption

**Please note that this training will be conducted in English**

Intercultural competence is a must for future leaders.

Cross culture collaboration and management require approaches suitable for local culture to improve team performance. The noise in communication and collaboration is largely related to cultural differences, culture plays a very important role in high and low context. Incentives, decision-making, and power structures also differ due to cultural differences. Cross cultural awareness is the foundation for managing cross cultural team and demonstrating cross-cultural leadership. Business strategy in cross culture market need to be localized. Consumers in different countries and regions have different perceptions, motivations, decision-making and buying behaviors and preferences for marketing communication methods, so the value proposition, brand positioning, and market strategy and promotion strategy are different.

Chinese Culture Adaption is a crucial aspect of doing business in China, as it involves understanding and respecting the unique cultural norms and practices of the country. It requires individuals and organizations to be sensitive to hierarchical structures, collectivist values, and the concept of "face" in Chinese society. Adapting to Chinese culture also involves building strong guanxi (relationships) with key stakeholders, as personal connections and trust play a vital role in business interactions. Furthermore, language proficiency and knowledge of Chinese etiquette and customs are essential for effective communication and building meaningful relationships. Successful Chinese Culture Adaption enables individuals and organizations to navigate the complexities of the Chinese market, form long-lasting partnerships, and achieve sustainable business growth.

AmCham China is delighted to offer a 3-hour online training on the topic of "Cross-Cultural Leadership: Chinese Culture Adaption" for expatriates working in China and their spouses, HRs from FIE.

Welcome to join us for this interesting topic on May 28!

Target Audience

Expatriates working in China and their spouses, HRs from FIE.

Teaching Method

Lectures, case study, group discussion, student exercise


Through this course, participants will be able to:

  • Enhance cross-cultural awareness and quickly adapt to Chinese culture
  • Understand Chinese culture's impact to communication, management and business
  • Accountable tool to understand culture preferences b/w yourself and China
  • Understand how to develop the strategy to adapt to Chinese culture


Colorful Culture

  • Wired or different?
  • Culture's definition, Iceberg model
  • Unconscious bias
  • 3R model

Chinese Culture

  • Chinese Culture in my eyes
  • 6D culture model to understand Chinese mind set and values

How to collaborate with Chinese colleagues

  • Chinese Culture's original
  • How to work with Chinese colleagues

How to lead Chinese team for business

  • Decision making
  • Motivation
  • Business environment

Turn knowledge into action

  • Accountable tools to assess your culture preference comparing with Chinese Culture
  • Communication strategy with Chinese colleagues

Training Details

  • Event format: Online
  • Time & Date: 3PM - 6 PM, May 28, 2024
  • Language: English
  • Contact: Melody Wen,

Please Note

  • Registration closes on May 27, 2024.
  • The course will be confirmed to run if we have a minimum of 13 participants.
  • The online training link will be sent to the applicant's email one day before the start of the training.





  • Sharon Wang (Bilingual trainer at Linke Consulting Co., Ltd.)

    Sharon Wang

    Bilingual trainer at Linke Consulting Co., Ltd.

    Sharon, MBA of Columbia Southern University, is a bilingual trainer from Linke consulting. She has been certified as a cross-cultural master by the world's most authoritative Hofstede Culture in workplace certification. She is also an ICF certified coach and a senior consultant for global cross-cultural management.

    Sharon has more than 25 years of experience in HR, operations, and market strategy in multinational companies, has worked with teams from different culture in a wide range of industry. She is proficient in training and coaching in Cross-cultural Leadership, Cross-cultural Communication, Cross-cultural Market Management, Cross-cultural Workplace Culture Certification, especially good at helping participants face their cross-cultural challenges and enhance their influence and problem-solving skills in a multicultural environment. She has served many well-known clients such as GE, SIG, IBM, Microsoft, Jereh, Xiaomi etc., with high recognition.

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AmCham China Cardholding Member


Member Price RMB 1,800
AmCham China Employee from Member Companies


Standard Price RMB 1,800
Non-member Ticket


Standard Price RMB 2,700
Group Ticket-5 Attendees


Standard Price RMB 7,650
Group Ticket-10 Attendees


Standard Price RMB 13,500