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Dr Chris Baumann writes about the confucian legacy

Created: 14 May 2014

Publication: Neue Zürcher Zeitung
The confucian legacy
Dr Chris Baumann, Department of Marketing and Management
Date: 29 April, 2014


Why is East Asia's academic school performance better than that of the West? Under Confucianism, an internalized mental aspiration leads to success and education is accordingly rated very high. The Confucian legacy bestows East Asia economic benefits. The Pisa results have shaken the West. East Asia - i.e. China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan - outperform the West.

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