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Perpetual contact for business: Mobile phones and Fujian entrepreneurs
Wu Mei; Lin Hai Yun
2008-07
Conference NameANZCA08 Conference, Power and Place
Source PublicationANZCA08 Conference, Power and Place
Conference Date2008-7
Conference PlaceWellington
Abstract

Similar to telephony in the 19th century, mobile telephony was first adopted by business people for business-oriented activities. Small and medium-sized entrepreneurs are one of the major user groups. Their use habits have thus contributed to the development of the mobile phone which in turn has transformed the business practice of its users. Despite its importance, there have been limited studies that examined individual business users of mobile phones; even fewer studies exploring the social roles of mobile phones for Chinese entrepreneurship, although Chinese businessmen were the first and important groups in China's mobile population of 539 million, which is the largest in the world.

Language英语
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CollectionFaculty of Social Sciences
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION
AffiliationUniversity of Macau
First Author AffilicationUniversity of Macau
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GB/T 7714
Wu Mei,Lin Hai Yun. Perpetual contact for business: Mobile phones and Fujian entrepreneurs[C],2008.
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