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6 cultural differences between China and the US

( Updated: 2015-04-01 08:16

6. Collectivism vs. Individualism

Basically China values the community and the US values the individual. If you achieve something in the US, it's because you were great. While in China, if you achieve something in China it's because the team, or family, or company is great. Everything you do gets attributed to the greater whole, while in America individual merits are celebrated.

6 cultural differences between China and the US

China's Liang Xiaojing wins the women's 100m race at Youth Olympics. Liang wraps the national flag around her as she celebrates her victory in women's 100m race. She is the first Chinese to ever win a gold medal in the 100m race at the Olympics. [Photo/Xinhua]

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