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Humor in Chinese-Western business relations
Humor requires the ability to respond to others on the spot and its use can be effective in difficult negotiation situations. Engaging in a humorous interaction after a difficult agenda item may act as a release of tension. Humor after all constitutes an effective way of managing guanxi between negotiating parties. more



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The value of face in China business  -  
Author: China Trade Gateway
In China, culture and business practices go hand in hand. The concept of mianzi, meaning face, is one of the key cultural nuances which can make or break a business deal or relationship. more


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The power of guanxi in Chinese business  -  
Author: China Trade Gateway
Guanxi is the most first and foremost word a foreigner looking to establish business in China should know. After all, it is the fuel that runs your vehicle in China. Literally. more



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