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07 December 2016

A huge part of international business is being able to recognise, absorb and adapt to the unique culture of the country you’re working with. Many European nations share particular cultural values, such as their emphasis on having a great work–life […]

14 September 2016

Thanks to the entertainment industry, most non-native English speakers know that there are two main variants of English: American English (AmE) and British English (BrE). While language learners may have a preference for one or the other, neither variant is […]

31 August 2016

New communication technologies are quickly erasing geographical boundaries in the business world: international meetings can be held easily via video conferencing; businesses can instantly interact with customers around the globe via the web and social media; and jobs can be […]

07 October 2015

It is clear how beneficial learning a new language can be, especially in the context of conducting international business. However, even knowing the language may not be enough to ensure the deal goes though… You also need to be aware of more specific cultural etiquette.

Do you know what you are meant to do when entering a residence in India? Do you know which culture finds it unacceptable to discuss business over dinner? If you use your hands to eat a sandwich in Brazil, you may find yourself at a loss as to why you lost that contract.

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