Hierarchy is present in every interaction in China and Chinese people know how to adapt to this accepted norm, which helps them in their day to day life.
The hierarchy of a situation depends on numerous factors including title, organization, appearance, mannerisms, our relationship, how others treat you, power over the situation and is also changeable depending on the situation and role you are in at that time. Mis-judging hierarchy can have serious consequences.
This video clearly explains how hierarchy works in China, how to identify the hierarchy within a situation or relationship and how to adapt communication and behaviours in order to achieve more favourable outcomes.
Duration: 4 minutes 25 seconds
Key Points Covered: 15