Zhou, aged 26, of King Richard Street, Hillfields, Coventry, driving with an incorrect licence, using a vehicle without insurance, driving without due care and attention, fined pounds 450.
Existing literature examining business relationships in China suggests that China has a business culture that is based on strong family networks or cultural ties secured in quanxi
connections that are underpinned by strong Confucian ethics (Bian and Ang, 1997; Cheng and Rosett, 1991; Fei, 1992; Hwang, 1987).
, the network relationships that underlie Chinese business practice, may not fit well with the impersonality of e-mail communication.
Matters: Relational Demography and Quanxi
in the Chinese Context, Work and Occupations, 24, 1997, pp.
For example, when Deng's son was accused of using his quanxi
(connections) for personal gains, he replied, "I can't help it.
I indicated that in the psychological process of a resource allocator, as shown in Figure 1, the effective component of the quanxi
between two parties corresponds to Confucian benevolence; selecting appropriate rules for social exchange in accordance with the guanxi between two parties refers to righteousness; the behavior shown after considering the pros and cons has to meet the requirement of propriety, which constitutes the Confucian ethical system for ordinary people.