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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With regard to the comparative study of normative power Europe and normative power China, both acquis communautaire and guanxi bespeak distinct modes of international outreach--the former suggests a "rule-based" and the latter outlines a "relational" framework for the management of a dynamic and interactive environment.
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In addition to the general company consideration (Ci), capability (C2), service quality (C3), and improvement prospect (C4), we also identified guanxi (C5) and environmental performance (C6) as important factors in the process.
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.