The world is beautiful by diversity. Every land in the world has its own culture. There are cultural ones, they carry hundreds of years, but there are cultures that change constantly. If you’ve lived long enough in the US and are familiar with the culture in the US, you’ll probably find it difficult to get into Vietnam with cultural differences. The article below will provide you with basic differences to help you prepare yourself in advance to get a better integration when you return to Vietnam. Because the culture will be on his own after a long time, not on a day two that is familiar.
1. American people live personally, Vietnamese living communities
In the U.S., human multipart lives individuals, they are independent and self-hosted. They usually rarely talk to strangers off the road, and will restrict touching or pointing only as possible. In Vietnam, people are still living more community, people in Vietnam are more comfortable. You can laugh at the invisible to a stranger you accidentally encounter outside the road that sometimes people look at while thinking two people are you.
You may feel uncomfortable when a neighbor always asks about your family or personal affair. You’ll probably find it uncomfortable when someone comes to your home without notice. But you’re assured, if you’re unfamiliar with this, you just have to socialize with them, and ignore them.
2. “Does anyone pay” or “Today I invite, the next day you invite Me”?
In the US, usually after going to eat together, each person will pay his own food. However, in Vietnam, after each meal will usually have a person stand to pay for the whole dining table. The culture helps to add more cohesion between people, but there are consequences such as people who go nostalgic but don’t see the pay, or the amount each meal has to pay is different. However, the best thing I have to do is to start a flat casino. If you say invite, you should say from the beginning of a meal
In Vietnam there is also a case when the food is eaten with men, often they will expect men to pay the money. This is a culture that many Vietnamese people have voiced so much, because they find that the woman is humbled by herself, and the man feels tired and burdened. The woman in this case justifies that men are required to throttle, and women are female as beauties so when dating, they should be more in-favor. However, love is derived from both, not just a person who cares for love. In this case, in order to present the station, the man may order several meals once, the other is split.
3. Party culture
On the American side, it is common to enjoy partying into small groups to communicate, talk to each other. But in Vietnam, people often sit into a large, noisy and bustling group. They like the fanfare, they like the party to be big, to be fun and the party is as noisy, the party is held successfully. In Vietnam, they often drink beer when partying, and in the U.S., people prefer alcohol. If you’re feeling overwhelmed when partying in Vietnam, you can find a friend at the party and chat with them to feel overwhelmed, and refuse to join in the party.
4. Working time
Vietnam’s work is still respected by the company’s level, relationship and age. They often have to give a young employee an important partner. The partner also felt not to be respected when the company sent a young staff member to sign the contract. They still put their age in front of their employees ‘ capacities.
A special point in Vietnam is that the contracts are usually concluded on the dinner table. The company will invite the partners to eat, drink, talk and discuss work at the time.
The American facility often considers time, and separation of time worked out for personal time. In Vietnam, the opposite. There are many people who live completely because of work. They can do more evenings, make them on holidays or on holiday. They can go to work day, meet friends in the evening and work at night. They do because of the passion, for money,… In short, Vietnamese people can work at all times if they need to, and they are not too important to split their work time out of personal time.
5. Language barriers in legal texts.
Differences in culture make it difficult for foreign investors to invest in Vietnam. In particular, the issue of administrative procedures and legal proceedings in Vietnam are different from those of foreign countries such as the USA. In terms of linguistic differences as well as the expression of records is difficult for those who do not have much contact with legal and administrative terms in Vietnam. The waiting period from start to the end of an administrative procedure is also quite long compared to that in the US.