Tips for Hosting Saudi Business Guests That Will Impress Everyone at Work

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Saudi Arabia’s drive for economic diversification is boosting the country’s international presence.

With more companies investing in Saudi Arabia and vice-versa, the country has become much more visible on the global stage.

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How Cultural Accuracy Checking Can Make or Break Your Global Business Venture

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Doing business around the world means your product or service has to be suitable for lots of different cultures.

If it’s not, your chances of success are reduced.

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What is Intercultural Communication Competence?

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Struggling to find a definition of ‘intercultural communication competence’?

Well, you are not alone.

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The 10 Business Benefits of Group Intercultural Training Programs

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What are the benefits of intercultural training for groups as opposed to individuals alone?

Well, this is a question we are asked many times by business stakeholders deciding whether to invest in group intercultural training programs.

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What is Rude in Chinese Business Culture?

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If you’re doing business with the Chinese, then you need to make sure you understand Chinese business culture.

What might be perfectly acceptable in your culture might be rude in China.

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What Does Intercultural Competence Mean?

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What does it mean if you have ‘Intercultural Competence’?

Well, in short, Intercultural Competence is about understanding how to work effectively with people from different cultures.

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Selling Across Cultures – How to Win at Cross-Cultural Sales

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How do you sell to different cultures? How does culture influence sales?

If you sell internationally then the answers to these questions could be worth a lot in bonuses!

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A Simple Guide to Cultural Competency Training

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Employers today require Cultural Competence in their organizations more than ever.

In the age of globalization, diversity, inclusion and engagement, it’s critical to have employees capable of working with people from different cultures.

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What is Intercultural Communication and Why is it Important?

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Intercultural Communication is a mammoth topic.

It has so many facets, angles and sub-topics that doing it any real justice requires lengthy and considered research.

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Doing Business in Saudi Arabia as a Woman

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If you’re looking for guidance on being a foreign businesswoman in Saudi Arabia, then you’re off to a good start.

Researching Saudi culture and society demonstrates you already have some awareness that things work a little differently in Saudi Arabia.

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Three Tips for Doing Business in Canada and Navigating the Culture

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If you’re off to Canada on business, then it’s important to make a great impression from the get-go!

Learning about the country, people and their business culture will go a long way in helping you succeed.

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A Case Study in Japanese Business Culture and Humour

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Business case studies are a great way of learning.

If you want to learn more about Japanese business culture and practices, then this case study will give you some great insights.

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Cultural Awareness in International Business

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Being aware of cultural differences is crucial if you work in international business.

Anyone who believes that “everyone does business the same” will soon get a shock once they start to work with other cultures.

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What Should be Covered in a Cultural Training Course?

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'Cultural Training’ course content should include everything necessary to help people new to a country, understand and navigate the local culture.

This understanding gives learners an advantage when working in or with a foreign country by equipping them with shortcuts on how to work effectively.

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How NOT to Build Business Relationships with Americans

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Cultures build relationships in different ways.

Understanding these cultural differences can be the difference between success and failure.

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What Should I Know About British Business Etiquette?

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The British are known for their manners.

If you’re working with British people, it’s a good idea to get to grips with their culture.

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How to Shake Hands with the Japanese

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Shaking hands is common in Japanese culture.

However, it is not a habit that’s native to them - meaning there are some cultural differences.

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The 5 Pillars of High Performing Multicultural Teams

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Working in culturally diverse teams is becoming more common.

Communicating and collaborating across time zones, languages and cultures can be challenging.

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The Culture of Time in the Arab World

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Cultures experience time in different ways.

When working across cultures, this can cause problems.

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Business Practices and Italian Culture

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If you’re working with Italians and want to make a good impression, then this blog's for you!

The most valuable thing you can do is to learn about Italian business culture.

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