A Comparison of Chinese and Western Worldviews

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Peninsula Center Library
Community Room

Event Details

The Palos Verdes Library District invites you to join author and retired financial executive Wei Yen, as he presents a program on the cultural difference between China and the West. Understanding traditional Chinese culture can help decision makers make better decisions in business, finance, and politics. He will address the faux pas Westerners sometime make while trying to overcome cultural barriers in China.

Yen is retired as Group Treasurer from CITIC Pacific in Hong Kong. Previously he held positions as Managing Director in Corporate Finance for Lehman and Nomura, Managing Director for Moody’s Asia Fig rating practices, and was CFO for iSwitch in Shenzhen. He is the author of From the Great Wall to Wall Street: A Cross-Cultural Look at the Leadership and Management of the US and China published by Palgrave Macmillan. He and his family reside in Palos Verdes.

Event Type(s): Author Reading/Lecture
Age Group(s): Adult