blog: cross-cultural training

Our blog keeps you informed about the cultural characteristics of different cultures and countries. This will ensure that you have the most up-to-date background knowledge, including information on such topics as negotiations in China, leading employees in Brazil or successfully writing e-mails with Italians. Furthermore, you will get the latest news about cross-cultural communication and cross-cultural training.

In case you’re interested in seminars, workshops or coaching on these topics, here’s an overview of our services, which we offer worldwide.

Business meetings in Great Britain

Business meetings are largely considered a key element of corporate communication on the British Isles. They can vary in style, but they’re nevertheless a crucial component in the United Kingdom’s business world. In this article, we’d like to introduce you to a few important cultural characteristics with regard to meetings in Great Britain. Continue reading

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Merī Kurisumasu – Christmas in Japan

Shortly before the holidays, we wanted to address the topic of Christmas and look into a country that, at first glance, exhibits little relation to this Christian celebration: Japan. Contrary to many assumptions, Christmas is celebrated enthusiastically there, and it’s celebrated in a very unique way. Continue reading

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Giving gifts in China

Christmas is just around the corner, and we’ve been wondering whether you’ve already bought all your Christmas presents for your business partners. This led us to today’s blog post about gifts in the People’s Republic of China. Continue reading

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Successfully doing business in Poland

The cultural differences between Poland and some Western European countries can seem surprisingly substantial. You should keep certain cultural characteristics in mind in order to establish successful business relationships, especially if you’ll be carrying on intensive business contacts and negotiations. Today’s blog post is about what to take into consideration when it comes to contact with Polish business partners. Continue reading

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Business in Mexico 101

The Mexican economy has seen a significant upswing over the last few years. Thanks to the emerging nation’s good location, numerous foreign investors are already doing business there. In today’s blog post, we’d like to tell you about the most important fundamentals regarding the Mexican business world. Continue reading

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Dobryy den’: Doing business in Russia

Russia is the biggest country in the world and has quite a few industries that promote the country’s economic development. There are consequently still a lot of international employees sent there on assignments, especially employees from major global corporations. In addition to knowing business customs, the fundamentals of communication are an important aspect to ensure that collaborations are successful. Continue reading

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Hierarchies in South Korea

A lot of companies are headquartered in South Korea, including Samsung, Hyundai and Kia. Thanks to the recent years’ average economic upswing of 3%, South Korea currently ranks among the most important economic nations in the world. Its amount of international collaborations has correspondingly increased, and contact between international companies and their Korean business partners is becoming increasingly important. Continue reading

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Knowledge transfer in the USA

There are a few differences between the German and American business cultures that can cause misunderstandings. That’s why, with the help of a specific case study, we want to more closely examine the topic of the transfer of knowledge in today’s blog post. Continue reading

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