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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.

How do Chinese buyers evaluate their guanxi with French suppliers?

MENAFN.COM - 22 Nov 2017
(MENAFN - The Conversation) Along with the rapid economic development of China in recent years, a growing number of Chinese firms invest internationally to develop sales and acquire new assets. According to a , by the end of 2015 China's foreign-direct ...

Careers: What You Need To Know To Do Business In China

BusinessBecause - 26 Oct 2017
The world's leading emerging economy appears an impenetrable landmass where foreign ideas, like Confucianism and Guanxi, reign supreme. So, what do you need to know to do business in China? Bo Ji is the program director of the China Mini EMBA+, ...

Children Worldwide View Trump Through Lens of US'Soft Power' - 03 Nov 2017
But Cheng Guanxi, 13, took a positive view. “He's very capable, because after all, he succeeded in the presidential election," he said. Yu Jia, 15, also gave Trump a thumbs-up. “I think he is very capable,” she said. “He was a show host, and he has ...

Gaviria ganó su cuarta etapa en Guanxi

El Colombiano - 24 Oct 2017
El belga Tim Wellens (Lotto Soudal) ganó la primera edición del Tour de Guangxi (China) en una etapa final que se llevó el colombiano Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors), lo que supuso su cuarta victoria en la carrera. El colombiano ya había ganado ...

Trump heaps praise on 'very special' Xi in China visit

Reuters - 09 Nov 2017
“China attaches great importance to guanxi (personal relationships) and it's especially important, given you have a top-down approach to leadership in China, to see Xi get on so well with a foreign leader,” said Wang Huiyao, head of the Center for ...

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 ...

Malaysian govt to study aphrodisiac claims of durians

The Straits Times - 16 Nov 2017
Ahmad Shabery earlier this month led a Malaysian delegation to a three-day durian festival in Nanning, in China's Guanxi province. Some 5,000 kg of the Musang King variety were shipped from Malaysia to China for the festival, which ran from Nov 3 to ...

Groenewegen derde in slotrit Guanxi

RTV Utrecht - 24 Oct 2017
VEENENDAAL - Dylan Groenewegen is er in de slotrit van de Ronde van Guanxi niet in geslaagd zijn tweede etappezege te boeken. De in Abcoude woonachtige sprinter moest in de massaspurt de Colombiaan Fernando Gaviria en de Italiaan Niccolo ...

The days of using connections for corrupt gains hopefully over

Al-Arabiya - 13 Nov 2017
The wasta social network concept of interpersonal connections is often rooted in family and kinship ties and is highlighted in many cultures and religions such as old boy network (UK), guanxi, (China), piston (France), svyazi (Russia) , “big man ...

China's financial opening still leaves uneven playing field

Nikkei Asian Review - 14 Nov 2017
The role of guanxi and cozy relations between the regulated and the regulators in China means that a level playing field is virtually impossible. In the banking sector, many if not most foreign banks have now incorporated their operations locally ...

Jollibee shuts China hot pot chain

InterAksyon - 03 Nov 2017
This brought the company's total store network to 367 as of end-September. On Dec. 30, 2016, JFC sold its 55% stake in China restaurant chain to its joint venture partner, Guanxi San Pin Wang Food and Management Company Limited. San Ping Wang had a ...

If you want success in China be prepared for some heavy lifting

The Times - 20 Nov 2017
Guanxi, which roughly translates as relationships or connections, plays a huge role when doing business in China (Josephine Moulds writes). Elsa Fairbanks of the Food and Drink Exporters' Association said: “We call it the old boys' network here, but it ...

State media sheds light on how China selects its most powerful men

The Straits Times - 27 Oct 2017
The vote-based system is susceptible to the influence of guanxi, or personal connections. and often led to cronyism, Xinhua said in rare criticism of the vote-based system which was first introduced in 2007. During 17th Party Congress, members of the ...

Revealed: How China picks its top leadership

The Straits Times - 27 Oct 2017
It pointed out the shortcomings of the previous system, with its "excessive emphasis on votes". The vote-based system was susceptible to the influence of guanxi, or personal connections, and often led to cronyism, Xinhua said in rare criticism of the ...

What the New Government Means for NZ Councils (press release) - 25 Oct 2017
Similarly, Chinese guanxi stresses the importance of building relationships that emphasise implicit mutual obligations, reciprocity, and trust. For both Maori and Chinese, these ties translate into extensive power in shaping of business operations, and ...

Democracy without dignity: A Confucian critique of Trump

National Post - 31 Oct 2017
The Chinese term “guanxi,” which denotes the culture of relationships and favours that is central to the Confucian ethos, is no less applicable in the corridors of power in Washington than in the government compound of Zhongnanhai in Beijing. Secondly ...

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