- From Sinitic trad. 關係, simpl. 关系 (guānxi), literally relation connection. (Wiktionary)
“That answer would take volumes to answer properly, but in short, its what the Chinese call guanxi, or "relationships" and thus what goes around...comes around.”
“And as the children of peasants or factory workers, they lack the essential social lubricant known as guanxi, or personal connections, that greases the way for the offspring of China's nouveau riche and the politically connected.”
“He says Americans need to understand the importance of building so-called guanxi (pronounced GWAN-she).”
“guanxi" - gaining favor through networking and relationship-building.”
“There is an emphasis throughout the book on the Chinese notion of "guanxi," the idea of family and friends being interconnected and committed to supporting each other.”
“If a company from Minneapolis sees the benefits for their business and presence in China, why can't other companies see the obvious benefits and "guanxi" (relationships) that the expo will create.”
“For all our self-criticism, Americans are amateurs at the "guanxi" game as it's played in Asia, where cabinet members take money to do drop-bys at weddings.”
“Mr. Bai says he already has the "guanxi," or connections, to sell his tea.”
“The heavy sentences for bribery and industrial espionage serve as a warning for firms wading into treacherous waters in the emerging giant, where "guanxi" (connections) are vital, sharp practice is common and laws ill-defined.”
“The heavy sentences for bribery and industrial espionage serve as a warning for firms wading into treacherous waters in the emerging giant, where "guanxi" (connections) are vital, sharp practice is common and laws are ill-defined.”
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