Workplace morale is important in order to keep producing good quality work to keep the company going, and it’s always great to maintain a good relationship with fellow colleagues. If you’re a foreigner working in a Chinese company, communication isn’t always easy. Apart from language barriers, there are cultural differences that can hinder communication with your colleague, even if you’re fluent in Chinese. We’re here to give a couple of phrases you can use to motivate your colleagues and show them some appreciation for a job well done.
Sometimes knowing the basics of how to communicate with another in their language is simply not enough. Understanding how they use some of their phrases or some of their cultural behaviour will take you a long way towards working well and getting along with others from a different culture.