There was a time when face-to-face interaction was the norm for the workplace, and relationships with bosses, colleagues, partners and customers were based on personal rapport and frequent ‘live’ communication. But with globalisation and technological progress, communication in the[...]..
How do you address people respectfully in Asia’s diverse cultures? And how do you greet them in the crucial moment before business cards are exchanged? How do you make a good first impression? These may seem like very obvious questions[...]..
One of the key aspects of doing business in other cultures, like those of Asia, is to know how to communicate well. It’s not only a question of language. It’s more like reading a different alphabet. Instead of relying on[...]..
If you want to make direct personal contacts, identify suppliers, and find out the ‘ins and outs’ of doing business in China, attending trade fairs can be a great first step. However, it is important to bear some points in[...]..