Questionnaire for Foreign Experts by fDQ7Zq

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									                                    Questionnaire for Foreign Experts


                                            Filling Instructions
Thank you so much for sparing time to fill this questionnaire!

This questionnaire is to survey the working and living conditions of foreign experts in China. The purpose
of it is to improve the service to foreign experts. Your honest and sincere answer will be very helpful for
us to get to know the actual facts. We promise to keep strictly confidential your answer sheet and the
results are merely used for research. Please answer these questions according to your practical
situation.

Thank you again for your support and participation.



Personal Information

Gender:(单选)             Male   Female                    Age: __________             Country/Region: __________

Are you working in China now? (单选)                 Yes     No

Your Working Organization in China (latest): _______________________

Your Working Position in China (latest): ____________________________

Your Highest Degree: (单选)             Doctor's degree            Master's degree         Bachelor's degree   Other

Your accumulative years studying in China are approximately: ______years.

Your accumulative years living in China are approximately: ______years.

Your accumulative years working in China are approximately: ______years.

You plan to work in China for about ______years.

Your main family members who came to China with you are: (单选)

   A. Parents       B. Spouse        C. Children         D. Others E. No one came with me

The frequency of using Chinese in your work or daily life: (单选)

   A. Frequently use        B. Use a lot    C. Average use           D. Seldom use        E. Never use

Your level of using Chinese is as follows: (单选)

   A. Very fluent       B. Fluent    C. Average level          D. A little fluent   E. Not fluent at all

Are there any problems in your daily life or work caused by the language barrier? (单选)

   A. Yes       B. No

   If yes, the mainly problems are:

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Main Questionnaire (Prompt: There are 27 questions to fill.)

1. The main reason for you to come to China is: (多选)

   A. Optimistic about the general development prospect of China

   B. Attracted by Chinese preferential policies carried out for foreign experts

   C. It is very difficult to find a satisfying job in your home country

   D. Your major has development advantages in China

   E. Pay offer

   F. Family factors

   G. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________



2. Do you know the website of the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs or the local
Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs? (单选)

   A. Know and visited      B. Know but never visited       C. Do not know



3. Do you have general knowledge of Chinese laws and policies in attracting foreign experts?
(单选)

   A. Know very well      B. know well

   C. Generally know      D. Know a little     E. Know nothing

If you have known some Chinese laws and policies in attracting foreign experts, your way of
knowing them is: (多选)

   A. Formal introduction from my organization or government agencies

   B. Informal introduction from colleagues or friends

   C. Website of the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs

   D. Website of the local Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs

   E. Other websites like government websites, portals and so on

   F. Newspaper, television, radio and so on

   G. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________

If you do not know much about the Chinese laws and policies in attracting foreign experts, the
main reason is: (多选)

   A. Language barrier

   B. The laws and policies are not systematic and comprehensive.
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   C. It is not easy to get access to the laws and policies.

   D. It is not easy to understand the laws and policies.

   F. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________

If you want to know the Chinese laws and policies in attracting foreign experts further, your
favorite way of knowing them is: (多选)

   A. Formal introduction from my organization or government agencies

   B. Informal introduction from colleagues or friends

   C. Website of the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs

   D. Website of the local Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs

   E. Other websites like government websites, portals and so on

   F. Newspaper, television, radio and so on

   G. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________



4. The demand information for your working in China this time was gained through___________
(多选)

  A. Overseas recruitment organized by Chinese governments

  B. Overseas recruitment organized by my organization

  C. Recruitment information posted on foreign websites by my organization

  D. Recruitment information posted on foreign newspaper, television, radio and so on by my
     organization

  E. Recruitment information posted on the website of the State Administration of Foreign Experts
     Affairs or the local Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs by my organization

  F. Recruitment information posted on other websites of China by my organization

  G. Recruitment information posted on Chinese newspaper, television, radio and so on by my
     organization

  H. Recruitment through talent intermediary agencies

  I. Recommended by alumni, friends, etc.

  J. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________

If you want to gain more demand information for working in China, you wish to gain it
through______.(多选)

  A. Overseas recruitment organized by Chinese governments

  B. Overseas recruitment organized by the working organization


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  C. Recruitment information posted on foreign websites by the working organization

  D. Recruitment information posted on foreign newspaper, television, radio and so on by the working
     organization

  E. Recruitment information posted on the website of the State Administration of Foreign Experts
     Affairs or the local Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs by the working organization

  F. Recruitment information posted on other websites of China by the working organization

  G. Recruitment information posted on Chinese newspaper, television, radio and so on by the working
     organization

  H. Recruitment through talent intermediary agencies

  I. Recommended by alumni, friends, etc.

  J. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________



5. Your working in China is through___________(单选)

A. Employment contract              B. Project technical contract

C. Engineering project contract     D. Others (please specify) ____________________________



6. Was your application for visa smooth or not? (单选)

   A. Yes    B. No

If not smooth, the main problem was: (多选)

   A. The time of validity for visa you applied was too long

   B. The materials required were too many

   C. The process of applying for visa was too complicated

   D. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________



7. The certificate(s) you have is/are: (多选)

   A. Work permit

   B. Economic expert certificate

   C. Culture and education expert certificate

   D. Dependant's pass

   E. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________




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8. Your certificates were applied for by_______.(单选)

   A. Yourself     B. Your organization

If by yourself, was the process smooth or not? (单选)

   A. Smooth          B. Not smooth

If not smooth, the main problem was: (多选)

   A. Not familiar with regulations and requirements of applying for certificates

   B. Not familiar with the agencies or procedures of issuing the certificates

   C. The procedures were too complicated

   D. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________



9. Do you have experience of working before coming to China? (单选)

   A. Yes     B. No

If yes, then is your current work similar with that? (单选)

   A. Totally different     B. A little similar     C. Relatively similar

   D. Basically the same        E. Totally the same



10. The level of pressure you feel when working in China is: (单选)

   A. No pressure            B. A little pressure     C. Average level

   D. Much pressure          E. Strong pressure



11. Your degree of satisfaction about your current work environment (such as office environment,
hardware equipment and so on) is: (单选)

   A. Very satisfied       B. Satisfied    C. Average level

   D. A little satisfied    E. Not satisfied at all



12. Your degree of satisfaction about your current income is: (单选)

   A. Very satisfied       B. Satisfied    C. Average level

   D. A little satisfied    E. Not satisfied at all



13. Your degree of satisfaction about your interpersonal relationship with your colleagues and
other people around you is: (单选)

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   A. Very satisfied       B. Satisfied   C. Average level

   D. A little satisfied    E. Not satisfied at all



14. Your degree of acceptance about your organization's culture is: (单选)

   A. Totally acceptable          B. Much acceptable       C. Don't care

   D. A little unacceptable       E. Unacceptable



15. Have you ever had some labor disputes with your organization? (单选)

   A. Yes       B. No

If yes, what was the cause of the disputes? (多选)

   A. Payment of labor

   B. Welfares

   C. Labor insurance

   D. Labor protection

   E. Intellectual property protection

   F. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________



16. After you came to China, have you ever got any local living information like a living handbook?
(单选)

   A. Yes       B. No

After you came to China, have you ever met some difficulties in your daily life? (单选)

   A. Yes       B. No

If yes, who did you consult when you met difficulties?

__________________________________________________________________________________

Who was the most helpful?

__________________________________________________________________________________



17. Have you participated in some Chinese citizens' activities? (多选)

   A. Community's activities

   B. Club's activities

   C. Working organization's activities
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   D. Friends' activities

   E. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________



18. What kind of Chinese culture are you interested in? (多选)

   A. Chinese zither, chess, calligraphy and painting

   B. Scenic spots and historic resorts

   C. Chinese kung fu

   D. Theories of Confucius and other ancient Chinese classics

   E. Chinese history

   F. Traditional Chinese medicine

   G. Chinese cuisine

   H. Chinese opera, such as Beijing opera

   I. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________

Please write down your favorite Chinese cultures, such as the Great Wall, roast duck, china, etc.

__________________________________________________________________________________



19. Are you satisfied with the current situation of internet usage? (单选)

   A. Yes      B. No

   If not satisfied, the main problem is:

__________________________________________________________________________________



20. Have you participated in any online community? (多选)

   A. Not participated

   B. Participated in Chinese communities

   C. Participated in communities built up by compatriots in China.

   D. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________



21. Your living condition in China is: (多选)

   A. Free housing provided by my organization

   B. Housing provided by my organization, but need to pay the rent myself


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   C. Housing provided by my organization, but need to pay partial rent myself

   D. Free housing provided by the local government

   E. Housing provided by the local government, but need to pay the rent myself

   F. Housing provided by the local government, but need to pay partial rent myself

   G. Housing found by myself, and pay the rent myself

   H. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________

Your degree of satisfaction about your living conditions in China is: (单选)

   A. Very satisfied       B. Satisfied   C. Average level

   D. A little satisfied    E. Not satisfied at all

Have you ever met any problems in finding a house in China? (单选)

   A. Yes     B. No

If yes, the main problem is:

__________________________________________________________________________________



22. Your degree of satisfaction about the health care in China is:(单选)

   A. Very satisfied       B. Satisfied   C. Average level

   D. A little satisfied    E. Not satisfied at all

What kind of hospital you usually go to? (多选)

   A. Public hospital

   B. Private hospital

   C. Sino-foreign joint venture hospital

   D. Foreign-funded hospital in China

   E. Not permanent, depending on the medical level

   F. Not permanent, depending on the distance



23. Your degree of satisfaction about social insurances in China is: (单选)

   A. Very satisfied       B. Satisfied   C. Average level

   D. A little satisfied    E. Not satisfied at all

Have you ever bought the following social insurances? (多选)

   A. No insurance


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  B. Endowment insurance

  C. Medical insurance

  D. Unemployment insurance

  E. Work-related injury insurance

  F. Maternity insurance

  G. Commercial insurance

  H. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________



24. Do you have any under-age children? (单选)

   A. Yes       B. No

If yes, then do they go to schools in China or not? (单选)

   A. Yes       B. No

If yes, what kind of schools they are going to? (多选)

   A. Ordinary public schools

   B. Ordinary private schools

   C. International schools

  D. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________

Your degree of satisfaction about your children’s education in China: (单选)

   A. Very satisfied       B. Satisfied   C. Average level

   D. A little satisfied    E. Not satisfied at all



25. Your overall degree of satisfaction about working in China is: (单选)

   A. Very satisfied       B. Satisfied   C. Average level

   D. A little satisfied    E. Not satisfied at all

Working in China, which aspect do you think is most in need of improvement? (多选)

  A. Working team

  B. Wage and welfare

  C. Interpersonal relationship

  D. Labor protection

  E. Intellectual property protection


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   F. Integrity

   G. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________



26.Your overall degree of satisfaction about living in China is: (单选)

   A. Very satisfied       B. Satisfied    C. Average level

   D. A little satisfied    E. Not satisfied at all

Living in China, which aspect do you think is most in need of improvement? (多选)

   A. Housing

   B. Medical care

   C. Social insurance

   D. Children education

   E. Chinese language training

   F. Food safety

   G. Public security

   H. Privacy protection

   I. Financial service

   J. Environmental protection

   K. Others (please specify) ______________________________________________________



27. If there is a chance, will you be willing to introduce your friends to work in China? (单选)

   A. Very willing     B. Willing     C. Average level

   D. Not willing       E. Not willing at all



                                 (This is the end of questionnaire, thank you!)




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