Understanding China, One Blog at a Time

An American in China

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…

From http://www.puddingandchopsticks.com


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…

Continue here


3 Responses to “Reality of Working in China”

  1. Brewskie said

    ” ‘Ol Pudding” (Josh) also had a recent post about his pad. Apparently – and not surprising – it’s displaying symptoms of shitty construction. He told me a prior place also gave him trouble, but at least there the managers were nice and quicko-pronto about fixing stuff up, unlike the “It’s yours: deals with it attitude” displayed by many building managers.

  2. Tron HonoH said

    中共賣國 –


    • wtdevflnt said

      Chinese Communist traitor –

      Gold Ping Island
      Satin Island
      Heixiazi Island
      Middle of the river slope
      The Bailong Last Island
      Su rocks
      Projectile reef
      Huangyan Island
      In the industry, Island
      Southern Tibet
      Diaoyu Islands
      Ryukyu Islands

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: