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Business etiquette for phone and internet use in China

Business etiquette for phone and internet use in China

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Historically, the Chinese connected to each other through personal face-to-face networking, guanxi (relationships), and payments to those who arranged meetings. Today, technology is changing how people connect with each other. According to Internet World Stats, in mid-2010 China has nearly 350 million broadband Internet connections with more than 385 million users, far more than any other country in the world. Information in this article has been gleaned from the lives of several dozen expats and hundreds of students living in mid-sized cities in Henan. This province is in the center of China, heavily populated, with many highly industrialized cities. Pollution is a major problem. Economic and population growth are expanding exponentially. Cell Phones Allow Everyone to Stay Conne...