“Despite the theoretical knowledge about the crucial nature of trust in many emerging markets, few businesses adequately invest in developing relationships at an early stage”.
“Criticising a religion by intellectual reasoning is an act of cultural engagement and is more likely to have positive outcomes. It’s like opening a door to let someone in rather than slamming a door in their face.
Businesses that ignore culture in new markets do so at their peril.
What is Quality? Why are the arts and sport so important and what can business learn from both of them?
Originally posted on Brave New Libya:
Double Shafra (arabic: دبل شفرة, translation: two cards) | (noun) 1. A cell-phone that can hold two sim cards 2. A Libyan with a second passport There is a large Libyan diaspora community, disproportionately sizable compared to our national population. Many people were forced to flee under the Gadhafi regime, many…
As international business expands, companies are learning the importance of good relationships in foreign markets. What role can our sport stars play?
Originally posted on HeideBlog:
I admit it: I feel a bit nerdy confessing I collect stamps. I’m not sure how it all started, but I think it’s my father’s fault. He used to travel a lot for work, so he had friends all over the planet. And occasionally these friends would send us a letter,…
A personal account of Australia Day violence, racism and what it means for international business.
How diverse reading builds cultural intelligence, reduces xenophobia and opens doors to good corporate relationships.
Corporate cultural diplomacy is a tool to manage international business relationships and gain influence in foreign markets. Here’s why you should use it.
What constitutes Corporate Cultural Diplomacy? How is it different from Corporate Social Responsibility?
The Pearl River Piano Group is a Chinese company that has become a successful global brand. How did they do it?