One of the main issues in international negotiation is potential misunderstandings caused by communication gaps. Because communication is rooted in different languages, different habits, and different rules, we often find it difficult to communicate with people from other cultures. Interestingly, most people are able to communicate with animals. Cats, dogs, hamsters, horses and so many […]

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He Who Knows Everything

Monday, March 7, 2016, Cultural Differences, by Eliane Karsaklian

The guy had all figured out. He knew about business and he knew about culture. If you told him something he already (thought he) knew, he wouldn’t listen to you and made it a point to show how bored he was when listening to you. If you said something he didn’t know, he would disagree […]

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