Author Archives: Andreas Riedel

Andreas Riedel

About Andreas Riedel

Ich habe Tourismuswirtschaft und Europa-Studien/Kulturwissenschaften studiert. In beiden Fachrichtungen durfte ich mich auf ganz unterschiedliche Art und Weise bereits mit dem Thema Interkulturelle Kommunikation beschäftigen. Seit Februar 2013 bin ich nun Interkultureller Berater bei Eidam & Partner. Unser Unternehmen bietet Ihnen Interkulturelles Training, Interkulturelles Coaching, Consulting und eLearning zu 70 Zielländern.

Greetings in Japan

There are a few communication fundamentals that need to be kept in mind in the Land of the Rising Sun. In today’s blog post, you’ll learn whether you should bow when meeting Japanese business partners and what needs to be … Continue reading

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India: Business and religion

In India, a colorful variety of confessions exist side by side – a blend of beliefs, superstitions and spirituality. Since this religious world differs starkly from that of the West, and since it can exert a powerful influence on business … Continue reading

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The image of Germany abroad

According to a global study run by the GfK market-research institute, Germany enjoys a particularly high degree of respect throughout the world. What’s more, in many countries German qualities count as exemplary. So what exactly makes something “typically German”, what’s … Continue reading

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Proper names and forms of address in Russia

Names are extremely important in Russia. Even with simple greetings such as “Good afternoon” or “Good morning”, when people’s names are known, those names are usually mentioned. Read in today’s blog post about what should be kept in mind when … Continue reading

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Personnel management “made in the USA”

The majority of top managers worldwide come from the USA. A variety of rankings that list the best global managers are led by managers from America. On the one hand, this is certainly due to the fact that a lot … Continue reading

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Negotiations in Singapore

Singapore ranks among the fastest developing tiger economies, and the smallest nation in Southeast Asia has quite a few particularities. In today’s blog post, you’ll learn important information about Singaporean business manners, which will especially help with your negotiations.

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Business relationships in Japan

On one hand, business in Japan seems very modern; on the other, the Japanese economy still has a sense of the spirit of the samurai and the influence of Zen Buddhism. The business culture in Nippon in some ways differs … Continue reading

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Socializing in Spanish business

Spain has long been considered a popular tourist destination, but it’s also an excellent location for other economic interests. As the time for summer vacations is upon us, we want to take a look at the Spanish business world and … Continue reading

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