Tag Archives: Cross-cultural Training

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.

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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. … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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Travel safety in high-risk countries

A lot of countries where employees are sent on assignments abroad offer not only new professional opportunities, but also, unfortunately, increased safety risks. Read today’s blog post to find out what’s important when traveling in potentially dangerous countries.

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Successfully negotiating in Poland

The Polish business world is in some ways very different from the German one. Misunderstandings often arise, especially when it comes to business appointments and negotiations. In today’s blog post, you’ll learn what to keep in mind when sitting across … Continue reading

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