Category Archives: cultural differences

Is China An Opportunity Or Threat To Your Business?

We keep reading about the explosive (consistent double digit) growth in China, now the world’s second largest economy, overtaking Japan in 2010 and predicated to catch America is the next 10-15 years. We also hear about how this growth is going to affect the Western economies with huge speculation around potential outcomes. To help make… Read More »

Leading In A Bigger World

Globalisation can enter the public consciousness when international conferences are met with protests, or the price of basic food and energy supplies rises for reasons that are anything but local. Yet for many people globalisation is a key part of their daily routine. Working with people from other countries and cultures can be a challenge.… Read More »

Beyond The Language Barrier

With an ever increasingly globalised business world, language barriers are important. You’re reading this in English, which is the current global language of business, yet language is only one element of the cross cultural challenge of working globally. The greater challenge can be in understanding the more subtle differences of expectation and perception. Working in… Read More »