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dc.contributor.authorAng, Geraldine Shi Min
dc.date.accessioned2010-05-17T07:30:35Z
dc.date.available2010-05-17T07:30:35Z
dc.date.copyright2010en_US
dc.date.issued2010
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/38697
dc.description.abstractGuanxi is an important work resource in the Chinese culture. Yingchou in the form of he hua jiu is a crucial business practice, especially among men in Taiwan, for building guanxi; it is a gender-segregated activity such that the culture of yingchou is a barrier faced by Taiwanese females when building guanxi. This study explored the obstacles Taiwanese females faced when trying to build guanxi at work and looked at the alternative guanxi-building methods females engaged in; females’ attitudes toward yingchou as the key mean of building guanxi were also investigated. While females acknowledged the usefulness of yingchou as a guanxi-building tool, they did employ alternative methods of building guanxi through exchanges of ganqing. Implications of the results are discussed.en_US
dc.format.extent40 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Sociology::Social psychologyen_US
dc.titleWomen at work : an exploratory study on how Taiwanese females build guanxi and their attitudes toward Yingchou as a guanxi-building toolen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Olwen Anna Bedforden_US
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