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Political tension We argue that the hidden levers of power in China are being subjected to such unprecedented stresses and strains in recent years that traditional guanxi network mechanisms have warped and been forced to adapt in accommodating new pressures from below. The groundswell and sway of public opinion, the seesaw of influence, is tilting in favor of those who are being left behind – chiefly the Politics inland rural poor whose near destitution in the wake of the great surges in coastal prosperity is already the focus of continuous, unresolved unrest.

We disagree. This is China saying that it does not need buyouts of successful brands and companies – it does not need cash. China needs growth investment and seed money accompanied by new technology. Politics Political direction Directed protectionism always plays a part in Chinese politics. That applies also to Chinese Party cadres. Xinhua news agency reported, in early 2009 from Beijing, that Wu Bangguo, chairman of the Standing Committee of the People’s National Congress, confirmed that China will ‘never simply copy the Western model’.

There is a decrease in hierarchical power distance with increased heterogeneity in problem solutions, and some loosening in the traditional constraints of face and renqing obligations. In terms of resources, this implies a non-social commitment: run the African Opportunism strip mine efficiently and then move on. There is no ethical consideration. ● The Chinese resolve ambiguity through the acceptance of different time frames for sequential or fluid transactions and activities. The Chinese will choose between either structured Western styles or fluid, more ambiguous, Chinese styles depending on the complexity and requirements of the task.

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