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 Culture Competence Tags: Achievement, Africa, age gap, Ascription, Asia, Australia, business culture, entrepreneurial success, Fons Trompenaars, Latin America, Overcoming Age Discrimination, Thailand, The International Entrepreneur, United States, Young CEOs
The International Entrepreneur – Young CEOs: Overcoming Age Discrimination in Global Markets In countries like Australia and the United States, entrepreneurial success can come at any age. But many business cultures associate age with experience and responsibility. This week’s question is: how does a successful entrepreneur bridge the age gap and be taken seriously in […]
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@jht4x4 No, but plenty hold similar points of view. I was glad to see Flynn get the boot!