A video showing a corporate trainer publicly spanking and humiliating bank workers has gone viral in China, NBC News reported.
The workers were spanked during a training session on Saturday by Jiang Yang, who works for the Hongfeng Leadership Academy, which describes itself as a Shanghai-based corporate training institute.
The video shows Jiang striking four men and four women on their backsides four times with what appears to be a wooden rod. The employees worked for Changzhi Zhangze Rural Commercial Bank, and were spanked for not exceeding expectations.
Reached by popular Chinese chat app Wechat, Jiang told NBC News that he has been conducting these types of leadership programs for eight years. The purpose of the training was to help people "change their thinking and challenge them to face their own personal issues," he said.