Question 2

In the article, “Management in times of change: lessons from the art of war”, discusses that mental relation was founded in the East culture, but its lessons is significantly used in the West as a guide for organization’s success. In these lessons, four principles values opportunity for positive business’s outcomes: common purpose, responsiveness to the environment, able leadership, and effective flow of information. All These principles are significantly important, but, in my opinion, the most compelling is common purpose, which united an organization as whole. In order to perceive internal control in an organization, leaders should first recognize their main goal, be a model, easily to adapt, and create a harmonic working environment.
“Leader is at the core of the company” According to the article, people in a position of leadership embrace skills for a business’ success, but also embrace weaknesses that affects in a negative way the organization’s success. For example: recklessness; insecurity; volatility; over sensitiveness to criticism: and leniency. Managers and leaders are easily sensitive to commit mistake by the fact to be humans.
In the “The Relational Perspective as a Business Mindset:Manageri Implications for East and West” Ming-Jer Chen and Danny Miller discusses how Chinese culture is loaded with lesson that teaches strategies to reach business’s success. Even more, the ancient Chinese culture and philosophy interacts not only on East organizations, but West as well. Even though they are two different cultures, or way of making business when come to results, managers and leaders should abstract the positive outcomes thought by SunTzu.
Regarding to references of paradoxical thinking, it is interesting how to differents cultures, such as West and East embraced the same principles in order to obtain success in the modern world. Even though the nation of chine is ruled in a socialist atmosphere, which is fully loaded in contradictions, it...