What Is Valued?
Asian vs US Culture
Punctuality – US On time is late. Asian, time is a guide.
Community matters in Asian culture.
Emotions are expressed openly in US culture. In Asian culture, they are internalized. Don’t cry in public.
American culture celebrates youth. Asian culture celebrates the elderly.
American culture in school emphasizes extra-curricular activites. Asian culture emphasizes the academics.
Americans value confidence. Asians value humility.
American culture values tan skin. Asian culture values pale skin.
Video link courtesy Melanie Flory