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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 Ross roamed from Glasgow to Guanxi... via OGC

Upstream Online - 01 Sep 2017
Campbell, who has a BSc (Honours) in neuroscience and an almost-completed post-graduate Masters — both from Glasgow University — stepped down from full-time work at the council early this year to become chief executive of Guanxi Energy, based in ...

How To Build Business Relationships In China Like A Pro

HuffPost - 13 Sep 2017
Guanxi in its most basic form is your network. It includes family, friends, business associates and government officials. Guanxi is who you know and how you use those relationships in the form of reciprocal favors. The larger the favor they ask of you ...

NC Kansas companies participate in trade mission to China

hays Post - 20 Sep 2017
“In China, guanxi — or relationships — are key. This trade mission allows us to provide Kansas companies not only the chance to explore market opportunities but also the opportunity to start building relationships with potential trade partners,” said ...

OSC Sino-Forest ruling rejects 'different business culture' defence

The Lawyer's Daily (subscription) - 06 Sep 2017
Guanxi is described in the decision as a level of co-operation that is essential to personal and business relationships. Guanxi involves drawing on connections to secure favours and reciprocal obligations based on intricate and pervasive relational ...

Let's Go Beyond the Mighty Who Fall

HuffPost - 05 Sep 2017
Another mighty one fell. The Court has spoken. Mr. Lee, Samsung vice chairman and heir, broke the law: embezzlement, bribery, and perjury, among other crimes. An appeal will occur. It likely will fail. Lee will experience prison, and perhaps receive an ...

Ministry eyes direct durian exports to China within two years

The Star Online - 13 Sep 2017
Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said through the cooperation between the ministry and the government of Guanxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, a three-day festival promoting Malaysian durians would be held in China from Oct 20-22 in Nanning.

Open sesame to sports success: the guanxi of Alibaba

South China Morning Post - 27 Jan 2017
Ali Baba is a character from the folk tale Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, a woodcutter who gains entry to a den of treasure using the phrase 'open sesame'. As the tale's tit suggests, the treasure is ill-gotten, accumulated by a gang of thieves who ...

Hard lesson

Global Times - 24 Aug 2017
In China, guanxi or relations matter a lot. It can help one get what seems far away, but it can also cost one dearly. Mr. Zhang from Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province, was worried because his child could not go to a highly regarded primary school ...

Explore networking social media sites in the land of guanxi

Asia Times - 18 Mar 2017
For a country that places such high value on interpersonal connections, known as guanxi, China does not seem to consider having a profile on one of these specialized business networking sites a necessity for young professionals in the same way that the ...

China's number one football fan: President Xi Jinping

Policy Forum - 07 Dec 2016
In this context, it seems that Fosun's acquisition of Wolverhampton Wanderers is a classic case of guanxi. Owning a successful football club in itself is good guanxi; with President Xi and senior members of his government having committed to a Chinese ...

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