Introduction to Shanghai & Chinese Ways of Thinking

Through a critical summary of major thought patterns rooted in traditional Chinese philosophy, this course introduces essential concepts for understanding the complex history of modern China and Shanghai, and explores how those ways of thinking continue to shape the country’s business world and everyday life in the modern era. Its overview of basic assumptions made about the Chinese worldview gives participants key insights into the ongoing impact that Taoist thought has on strategy and Confucian thought has on leadership in contemporary China.

May Module