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Guanxi or Guanshi describes the basic dynamic in persona...

wikipedia - 20 Sep 2016
Guanxi or Guanshi describes the basic dynamic in personalized networks of influence (which can be best described as the relationships individuals cultivate with other individuals) and is a central idea in Chinese society. In Western media, the pinyin romanization of this Chinese word is becoming more widely used instead of the two common translations of it—"connections" and "relationships"—as neither of those terms sufficiently reflects the wide cultural implications that guanxi describes.

#MeToo's Late Asian Arrival

Bloomberg - 21 Feb 2018
In Asia, where family-controlled business groups under a single patriarch are common and where guanxi, or personal relationships, are extremely important, the downfall of a founder can cause an empire to tumble. Consider, for instance, that Elliott ...

HNA Group may sell more subsidiary shares after Tianjin investment

ATWOnline - 20 Feb 2018
The Chinese culture of connections, or “guanxi,” is an important factor. In setting up the local carriers, HNA has developed a relationship with local officials. In some cases, it has even moved into non-aviation sectors that promote local economies ...

US hiring probe casts shadow on Credit Suisse

Reuters - 14 Feb 2018
Credit Suisse did not identify which country or countries the Asia hiring probe is focused on. Asia became a focal point for Thiam shortly after he joined in the middle of 2015. Several of Credit Suisse's rivals have in recent years faced scrutiny over ...

Financial Lessons from the Year of the Dog

Kiplinger's Personal Finance - 05 Feb 2018
Network. In the Chinese culture, guanxi means relationships or connections. Relationships are built on trust and giving and receiving. However, you can't just have connections in order to be successful in money or other areas of life. You need to ...

Cameroon's Guanxi Invest crowdfunds African startups

Disrupt Africa - 09 Oct 2017
Cameroonian startup Guanxi Invest has an equity investment platform that enables entrepreneurs to find investors for their activities, and has had an impressive impact already. Investors can discover startups via the Guanxi Invest platform and invest ...

Man drops iPhone 8 in cafe toilet, gets stuck trying to retrieve it - 11 Feb 2018
A man in Liuzhou, China's Guanxi Autonomous Region, recently made national news headlines after getting his arm stuck in a squat toilet while trying to retrieve his iPhone 8. The man, surnamed Tang, had been drinking with some friends at a local hotel ...

Belfast Zoo's newest cheeky monkey makes first public appearance

Belfast Live - 14 Feb 2018
Belfast Zoo has been home to this stunning and threatened species since 1994 with more than 20 births since then. We also support the Guanxi Fran ç ois langur conservation action plan which works tirelessly to halt the declining trends, along with ...

MB Dec | 'Guanxi' matters in hospitality careers

Macau Business - 02 Jan 2018
'Guanxi' should not be considered a taboo, but a critical success factor in hotel career development”. So says a study by IFT scholars Fiona Yang and Virginia Lau Meng Chan. Their research on the role of workplace guanxi in building a successful career ...

7 Bizarre Things to Expect at Your Annual Office CNY Banquet

That's Online - 02 Feb 2018
2. Baijiu. Baijiu. It wouldn't be CNY without that bad-decision-fueling, hangover-inducing, slap-you-on-the-ass-and-call-you-daddy gasoline-liquor: baijiu. Your company banquet is a great opportunity to make some guanxi (connections) with your ...

Ministry of Culture of China hosts Happy Spring Festival in India

United News of India - 14 Feb 2018
Kolkata, Feb 14(UNI) Ministry of Culture of China hosted 'Happy Spring Festival in India' to mark the arrival of spring in China early this week. Soaked in the vibrant hues of the rich cultural and traditional heritage of China, the programme presented ...

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