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Kenneth Chin at Mind the Product Singapore 2019

Throughout his long career, Kenneth Chin, now the Chief Product Officer for Seek Asia, has worked with and led product teams around the world, including the US, UK, Australia, and across Asia. In this talk from Mind the Product Singapore he shares some of the cultural differences he’s experienced between East and West and how we can learn from those differences to build better Product teams and careers.

Ken started with a history lesson, laying the core foundations for the cultural differences between East and West at the feet of two philosophers who lived over 2,500 years ago. In the West, Socrates laid the foundation for the scientific method, which embraces conflict and encourages us to challenge ideas. In the East, the Confucian philosophy embraces much of the opposite – respect for your elders, social harmony, and learning by example. So in order to thrive in teams and organisations in Asia, it’s important to realise that the…

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