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Can guanxi be a problem? Contexts, ties, and some unfavorable consequences of social capital in China


  • Jun Lin


  • Steven Si



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  • Jun Lin & Steven Si, 2010. "Can guanxi be a problem? Contexts, ties, and some unfavorable consequences of social capital in China," Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Springer, vol. 27(3), pages 561-581, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:asiapa:v:27:y:2010:i:3:p:561-581
    DOI: 10.1007/s10490-010-9198-4

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    1. Jing Zhang & Justin Tan & Poh Wong, 2015. "When does investment in political ties improve firm performance? The contingent effect of innovation activities," Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Springer, vol. 32(2), pages 363-387, June.
    2. Jaideep Prabhu & Sanjay Jain, 2015. "Innovation and entrepreneurship in India: Understanding jugaad," Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Springer, vol. 32(4), pages 843-868, December.
    3. Yina Mao & Kelly Peng & Chi-Sum Wong, 2012. "Indigenous research on Asia: In search of the emic components of guanxi," Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Springer, vol. 29(4), pages 1143-1168, December.
    4. Cao, Qing & Baker, Jeff & Schniederjans, Dara, 2014. "Bullwhip effect reduction and improved business performance through guanxi: An empirical study," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 158(C), pages 217-230.
    5. Lai, Christine & Singh, Barjinder & Alshwer, Abdullah A. & Shaffer, Margaret A., 2014. "Building and Leveraging Interpersonal Trust Within and Across MNE Subsidiaries: A Social Exchange Perspective," Journal of International Management, Elsevier, vol. 20(3), pages 312-326.
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