How to avoid those awkward international business faux pas

You’ve just started a new job abroad, but how do you communicate in and outside of work? Should you be direct with Germans, but not the Japanese? Should you avoid first names in Poland, but use them in Australia? 

For people doing business abroad, and especially those working on international assignments, it can be a surprise to find out how many cultural differences exist. 

Alyssa Bantle, Crown’s Intercultural and Language Services Curriculum Manager, recently featured in Fresh Business Thinking, providing a few cultural tips for working in a variety of countries. 

Click here to read the full article. You may be surprised to learn just how different we all are … 

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