John Lombard

All For One, And One For All

The extent to which the Middle Kingdom is a collectivist or…

不要随便说Hello

习惯了某种生活方式之后,要改变成另一种生活方式特别困难。这个月,请接受一种新的生活方式,丰富您和周围中国人的关系。 (more…)

Random Hellos

When accustomed to living and giving one way, it’s tough to change to another. This month, accept a new…

China: The Early Years

When accustomed to living and giving one way, it’s tough to change to another. This month, accept a new…

The Bit About Give and Take

When accustomed to living and giving one way, it’s tough to change to another. This month, accept a new…

Negotiation, China Vs. The West

Negotiation, China Vs. The West Negotiating in China can be an…

My First Step to Blending In

Question: John, I really enjoy your column, and have learned…

Call for Back Up

In 1998, I got my first big cross-cultural consulting job…

Follow Up

As local talent pools increase and companies begin hiring management from their ranks, working within and understanding cultural divides…

Why Do They Do That?

This month we’re taking a different direction as we look…