What Are The Basics of Asian Business Etiquette?

What Are The Basics of Asian Business Etiquette?

I read somewhere recently that the best way to approach the differences of culture and etiquette in Asia between different countries, and to avoid confusion with Western cultural norms, is to group Asian countries under their primary means of eating:[...]..
An ABC Guide to Asian Business Dinners

An ABC Guide to Asian Business Dinners

If you are planning to do business in Asia, it is essential to remember that the Asian approach is not necessarily direct and ‘let’s get down to business’, especially when meeting socially (for example, for dinner). Most Asian cultures expect[...]..
How to Overcome Fear Of Doing Business in Asia

How to Overcome Fear Of Doing Business in Asia

Despite the huge opportunities for expanding business in Asia, it sometimes seems that fear is taking companies out of the game even before they get started. I was talking to a CEO recently at a European business summit and he[...]..
Banqueting, Toasts and Asia Business Entertainment

Banqueting, Toasts and Asia Business Entertainment

If you are planning to do business in Asia, it is essential to remember that the Asian approach is not necessarily direct and ‘let’s get down to business’, especially when meeting socially (for example, for dinner). Most Asian cultures expect[...]..
Why is Asia Business Etiquette Important?

Why is Asia Business Etiquette Important?

I often find client’s eyes glazing over when I talk about business etiquette, and their eyes close completely when I go on to business etiquette in Asia. It sounds so boring, doesn’t it? ‘Etiquette’ suggests the position of knives and[...]..