Wei Yen

Wei Yen is an adjunct professor of finance at Pepperdine University. In his 16 years in Asia, he was MD for Moody’s and Lehman Brothers, and Group Treasurer for CITIC Pacific. He is the author of "From the Great Wall to Wall Street, A Cross-cultural Look at Leadership and Management in China and the US".
Wei Yen
Wei Yen is an adjunct professor of finance at Pepperdine University. In his 16 years in Asia, he was MD for Moody’s and Lehman Brothers, and Group Treasurer for CITIC Pacific. He is the author of "From the Great Wall to Wall Street, A Cross-cultural Look at Leadership and Management in China and the US".

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Opinion | Chinese tourists and Swedish hostel staff could have avoided an ugly incident by thinking globally

The tourists who were booted out of a Swedish hostel behaved hysterically, but the hostel staff and police could have diffused the situation by understanding their mindset and customs.

3 Oct 2018 - 8:07PM

The tourists who were booted out of a Swedish hostel behaved hysterically, but the hostel staff and police could have diffused the situation by understanding their mindset and customs.

Chinese tourists and Swedish hostel staff could have avoided an ugly incident by thinking globally
Opinion | How the trade war highlights a culture clash between Chinese patience and Trumpian instant gratification

China’s past humiliation by Western powers and the Chinese tendency to wait out confrontation mean that a long drawn-out trade war could work in the country’s favour.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

China’s past humiliation by Western powers and the Chinese tendency to wait out confrontation mean that a long drawn-out trade war could work in the country’s favour.

How the trade war highlights a culture clash between Chinese patience and Trumpian instant gratification
Hong Kong student clashes with authority are the result of too much liberal education, too late

Hong Kong students lack the political skills Westerners learned in their formative years, resulting in protests that are not productive.

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Hong Kong students lack the political skills Westerners learned in their formative years, resulting in protests that are not productive.

Hong Kong student clashes with authority are the result of too much liberal education, too late