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When in Rome…

When in Rome…

We’ve all heard the saying, “when in Rome, do as the Romans do.” This familiar statement can be very helpful when applied to international business, as there are a variety of minute differences that can influence the success of your interaction. Direct eye contact is favored in the United States; it is considered both respectful…
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5 American Behaviors Considered Rude
in Other Areas of the World

Different cultures have different customs. Even simple things, such as hand gestures, can have entirely different meaning in other areas of the globe. When visiting an international destination, or meeting with a diverse group of colleagues, it is important to understand how your non-verbal behaviors may be interpreted in effort to avoid being rude and…
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3 Influences on Your Unique Culture

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines culture as “the integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief, and behavior that depends upon the capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations.” Cultures arise from and are influenced by a variety of factors that cause each particular person’s culture to vary, even if only slightly, including: Our Generation Culture…
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