4 Confucian Values For Doing Business in China

4 Confucian Values For Doing Business in China

There is a common myth among Westerners that all Asian countries share the same ‘Asian values’, attitudes and approach to business. In past decades Asian politicians like Lee Kuan Yew, the father of Singapore, or Dr. Mahathir of Malaysia have[...]..
3 Secrets To Chinese Business Negotiations

3 Secrets To Chinese Business Negotiations

As business becomes increasingly globalised, cultural intelligence and intercultural competence is becoming an essential strategic tool for cross-border relationship and team building, targeted branding and marketing, risk navigation and successful negotiations. In this series of Intercultural Challenges, I look at[...]..
Myanmar Business Opportunities – 10 Basic Rules

Myanmar Business Opportunities – 10 Basic Rules

MYANMAR (BURMA) is a hugely promising, but also hugely challenging market that requires patience, commitment and physical presence on the ground. It’s not a market that will reward a lazy approach to business, or a gung-ho, winner-takes-all attitude. Many of[...]..