Guanxi


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Guanxi

A Chinese word indicating the personal networks and relationships over which a person has influence. That is, guanxi indicates a relationship in which the persons involved may persuade each other to perform favors. The term's meaning also incorporates the advantages that such relationship can have. As such, guanxi is important in business relationships.
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Keywords: face, face expectancy, knowledge sharing, knowledge-sharing intention, knowledge management, guanxi, organizational climate.
Guanxi, which implies proper rites and manners (manifested as Li), relate to Chinese use of 'face', where 'saving/not losing face' means straining to avoid disgrace (Shaalan et al.
Fuzaxing' yu Zhong-Mei guanxi jiegou de xinbianhua" ["Complexity" and new changes in the structure of Sino-US relations].
El guanxi, en este sentido, se traduce como red o sistema de redes y en la practica lo podriamos definir como como la/s red/es familiar/es extendida/s a las cuales todo individuo debe ingresar y permanecer ajustando en ambos momentos la totalidad de su persona privada y social a una serie de comportamientos y actitudes prestablecidos y esperados que involucran sentimientos, vinculos de afecto y lealtad tipicamente familiares.
Para contornar estes desafios, as empresas adotaram estrategias como: (1) estabelecimento de uma rede guanxi e (2) associacao com uma empresa chinesa.
Furthermore, jeitinho and guanxi were chosen because they represent influence processes that occur in countries other than Japan and Mexico, commonly used as examples of collectivistic cultures in cross-cultural comparisons.
DMi considered capability and guanxi more important than other DMs; DM2 viewed general company considerations, such as cost, logistics equipment, to be more important; and DM4 had a preference for environmental issues.
In terms of social and business ethics, guanxi (favor and reciprocity) are seen today, as always has been: one of the most important elements of Chinese everyday life.
China's economy is becoming ever more complicated and needs an open fair and transparent market so we need to fight corruption first" in order to boost the quality of economic development said Li who is also a former member of the central bank's monetary policy committee adding that those who only engaged in Guanxi should be prevented from "going up.
Dad didn't use his guanxi (connections), he thought I should be punished for my mistakes.
The cultivation of personhood emphasizes social relationships or the famous, or notorious, guanxi (loosely translated as "connections"), which have been blamed for China's massive corruption in business and in politics.
They describe the specific example of "blat"--a system of favor exchange practices that is similar to guanxi in China.