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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.

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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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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