Anyone doing business in China must become familiar with Guanxi. Commonly described as the system of social networks and influential relationships which facilitate business and other dealings, Guanxi is a crucial part of business life in China. Leadership expert Steve Tappin says it’s simply part of the “social fabric” in China. “It’s very difficult to get things done without it,”
Facebook just made a subtle design change to its icons. Probably lost on the vast majority of its 1.4 billion users, the change is a big leap for gender equality and could profoundly influence perceptions of women. The tiny icons appearing in the upper right-hand corner of the social networking site have been subtly changed.