Meiguanxi: Social Detachment and Impersonal Relations in Two Chinese Transient Employment Firms

M.T. Uy

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU Amsterdam, graduation VU Amsterdam

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Original languageEnglish
QualificationPhD
Awarding Institution
  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Nyiri, Pál, Supervisor
  • Ybema, Sierk, Co-supervisor
Award date7 Mar 2018
Place of PublicationDelft
Publisher
Print ISBNs9789065624185 , 906562418X
Publication statusPublished - 2018

Keywords

  • relationality
  • impersonal relations
  • social detachment
  • guanxi
  • individuality
  • suzhi
  • organisational culture
  • obedient autonomy
  • office lunch
  • China
  • organizational ritual
  • SME
  • MSME
  • microenterprises
  • migration agents
  • migration brokers
  • study abroad
  • mobility
  • flexible firms
  • flexible labour
  • flexible capitalism
  • dysfunctional firms

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