Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Difference between Westerners and Asians

 
 

Key:     Blue --> Westerners       Red --> Asians

(1) Opinion

Westerners: Talk to the point

Asians: Talk around the circle, especially if opinions are different


(2) Way of Life


Westerners: individualism, think of himself or herself.

Asians: enjoy gathering with family and friends, solving their problems, and know each others' business.


(3) Punctuality



Westerners: on time.

Asians: in time.


(4) Contacts



Westerners: Contact to related person only
.
Asians: Contact everyone everywhere, business very successful.


(5) Anger



Westerners:
Show that I am angry.
Asians: I am angry, but still smiling... (Beware!)


(6) Queue when Waiting



Westerners: Queuing in an orderly manner
.
Asians: Queuing?! What's that?


(7) Sundays on the Road



Westerners: Enjoy weekend relaxing peacefully.

Asians: Enjoy weekend in crowded places, like going to the mall.


(8) Party



Westerners: Only gather with their own group.

Asians: All focus on the one activity that is hosted by the CEO.


(9) In the restaurant



Westerners: Talk softly and gently in the restaurant.

Asians: Talk and laugh loudly like they own the restaurant.


(10) Traveling



Westerners: Love sightseeing and enjoy the scenery.

Asians: Taking picture is the most important, scenery is just for the background.


(11) Handling of Problems



Westerners: Take any steps to solve the problems.

Asians: Try to avoid conflicts, and if can, don't leave any trail.


(12) Three meals a day



Westerners: Good meal for once a day is sufficed.

Asians: At least 3 good meals a day.


(13) Transportation



Westerners: Before drove cars, now cycling for environmental protection.

Asians: Before no money and rode a bike, now got money and drive a car.


(14) Elderly in day-to-day life



Westerners: When old, there is snoopy for companionship.

Asians: When old, guarantee will not be lonely, as long as willing to babysit grand kids.


(15) Moods and Weather


Westerners: The logic is
: rain is pain.
Asians: More rain, more prosperity.


(16) The Boss



Westerners: The boss is part of the team.

Asians: The boss is a fierce god.


(17) What's Trendy



Westerners: Eat healthy Asian cuisine.

Asians: Eat expensive Western cuisine.


(18) The Child


Westerners: The kid is going to be independent and make his/her own living.

Asians: Slog whole life for the kids, the center of your life.

 

 
 
 



3 comments:

  1. very interesting study...still find them as rude

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  2. Actually, the rudest people in NYC!

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  3. It's not a matter about rude. Rather, it's just cultural difference. We should respect that.

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