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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.

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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Social Etiquette in the USA

Americans measure the world by somewhat different standards. A simple example of this is literally the units they use to measure. While most of the world uses centimeters, meters and kilometers, Americans use inches, feet and miles. Other examples include … Continue reading

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Typical German + global business = success?

A shortage of specialists is seriously affecting the German economy right now, and it will continue to do so over the next few years. Contact between German employees and specialists from abroad will thus presumably become much more important in … Continue reading

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Negotiate like in 1,001 Nights

The industrialized countries in the Arab world – countries like Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates – have registered significant economic growth in recent years. Countries from Europe are constantly finding new sales markets there. Negotiations with potential customers … 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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