In doing cross-cultural business, situations involving saving face frequently arise. In my experience, saving face means handling situations so that neither you nor your counterpart would feel embarrassed or ashamed by your words or actions. Saving face becomes particularly important in business cultures with strong indirect communication styles. This includes most of Asia and Africa. […]
Filed Under Culture Competence Tags: Africa, Asia, Becky DeStigter, business cultures, cross-cultural business, Dutch, Hong Tu, How to Manage Face in China, indirect communications, international, international business, Mike Black, Netherlands, Saving Face in Business, Sweden, Thailand, The International Entrepreneur
Filed Under American Market Entry Tags: American Companies, American partner, Americans, business cultures, Entrepreneurs, Market research, Motivating Americans, private companies, public companies, Secrets to Doing Business with Americans, The International Entrepreneur, United States
In world markets, Americans are known as being extraordinarily friendly and open. They move forward quickly on partnerships and projects. And sometimes Americans skip important steps that more methodical business cultures would not normally miss. For those entrepreneurs in more than one hundred countries who read my blog, this article is for you. I hope […]
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@jht4x4 No, but plenty hold similar points of view. I was glad to see Flynn get the boot!