Reality of Working in China
Posted by w_thames_the_d on March 30, 2012
|Here is an excerpt of an excellent post that characterizes what working in China is like…
Work place drama and what it’s like to work in a Chinese company.
March 22nd, 2012 § 1
Working in a Chinese company can be pretty cool, interesting, funny, insightful, but also, a living hell.
Here is a list of things that have happened recently. And, to be fair, I am not directing any of this at China, or at Chinese people. The people that I am going to write about are Chinese, and work at a Chinese company, but perhaps it’s just this specific place of employment that is different from everywhere else. And not a specific China issue. But I will say that on some level they are a sample of what Chinese people can be. So take it with a grain of salt.
We are switching some roles around at work. The gentleman that owns the company asked one worker to do a new set of job tasks. He outright refused, and had the balls to then tell the boss that he will not change his job, and will continue to do exactly what he was doing. Which was nothing.
A little back story to the next tid bit. I ran a department and did a specific task. I then switched departments…