Leadership consultant Maya Hu-Chan takes a deep dive into the Chinese concept of “face.” Face represents a person’s belief in his or her self-worth, status, reputation and societal position. Honoring face, helping people save face or causing someone to lose face manifests in virtually every interpersonal interaction. In business, awareness of face helps leaders connect with a diverse workforce, bridge cultural differences and build strong, mutually beneficial relationships.
About the Author
Maya Hu-Chan is a leadership coach, consultant, keynote speaker, founder of the Global Leadership Association and co-author of Global Leadership: The Next Generation.
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