Four Lead Strategies For Doing Business in Vietnam

Four Lead Strategies For Doing Business in Vietnam

Westerners wanting to do business in Vietnam should be aware that there are a number of power networks to circumvent in order to build a long-term business relationship. The combination of a communist command economy and Confucianism means that a[...]..
3 Costly Asia Business Mistakes’

3 Costly Asia Business Mistakes’

[caption id="attachment_3637" align="alignleft" width="200"] Free Webinar[/caption]   Everyone knows that the opportunities for new and expanding business in the dynamic and high-growth markets of Asia are more or less limitless. If you want to hear this FREE 40-minute webinar, please[...]..
3 Tips on How To Build Guanxi

3 Tips on How To Build Guanxi

The main business-related cross-cultural difference between the West and Asia is the importance of the long-term business relationship. What the Chinese call guanxi (relationship) is at the heart of most Asian business deals (even though the Chinese think it is[...]..
6 Must-Knows For Business in Malaysia

6 Must-Knows For Business in Malaysia

Malaysia has a population of almost 29 million people divided into Malays (68 per cent), Chinese (25 per cent), and Indian (7 per cent). Almost 60 per cent of the population is Muslim, with the rest being Buddhist, Taoist, Christian[...]..
Asia Business Success With Competitive Intelligence

Asia Business Success With Competitive Intelligence

What is competitive intelligence and why is it important for Asia business success, for example doing business in China? According to Wikipedia, “A broad definition of competitive intelligence (CI) is the action of defining, gathering, analyzing, and distributing intelligence about[...]..
Unlocking Chinese Business Culture

Unlocking Chinese Business Culture

A client recently asked me: 'Is it really necessary to know all that much about traditional values and etiquette and all that in Chinese business culture?' 'After all, China is rapidly modernizing and becoming more and more Westernized. We all[...]..
Secrets to Asia Business Partnerships

Secrets to Asia Business Partnerships

The old financial year is out and the new financial year is in. This is the perfect time for you to consider your Asia business partnerships going forward. What’s your big plan? What’s the big strategy for the year coming,[...]..