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Fellowship of Companies for Christ International

Fellowship of Companies for Christ International is a membership-based 501non-profit. Founded in 1977 as Fellowship of Companies for Christ in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1985, International’ was added to the name to reflect the international vision. FCCI members include Christian business owners, CEOs, managing directors, professionals and other business leaders. Members believe Jesus Christ can be a positive change agent in their personal lives, the culture of their workplaces and the broader marketplace where they conduct business. While FCC originated with a small circle of business and minis ...

Guanxi

Guanxi defines the fundamental dynamic in personalized social networks of power, and is a crucial system of beliefs in Chinese culture. In Western media, the pinyin romanization of this Chinese word is becoming more widely used instead of the two common translations of it - "connections" and "relationships" - as neither of those terms sufficiently reflects the wide cultural implications that guanxi describes. Guanxi plays a fundamental role within the Confucian doctrine, which sees the individual as part of a community and a set of family, hierarchical and friendly relationships. In partic ...

News values

News values are "criteria that influence the selection and presentation of events as published news". These values help explain what makes something "newsworthy". Initially labelled "news factors", news values are widely credited to Galtung and Ruge. In their seminal 1965 study, Galtung and Ruge put forward a system of twelve factors describing events that together are used as defining "newsworthiness". Focusing on newspapers and broadcast news, Galtung and Ruge devised a list describing what they believed were significant contributing factors as to how the news is constructed. They propos ...