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No culture is better or worse than any other. They are just different. Success depends upon knowing how to adapt to these differences. This podcast series will give you the global insight to do just that.
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The question behind this work was whether Chinese businesspeople negotiate the same way across countries in Southeast Asia. If not, what are the "Chinese" characteristics and what influences the differences. Three different methods were used to collect data to respond to this question. If you would like to see the models referred to in this podcast, they are available in the most recent book Michael Copeland and I published. The book is called Global Perspectives and is available for $4.99 US dollars on Amazon Books and Apple Books. Please send any feedback to info@globalcollaborations.com. This series of podcasts is designed to help you work more effectively across cultures by developing more global insights. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Each cross-cultural business meeting is unique. The goal of the meeting is different, the areas of expertise required are different, the location may be different, or the levels of company hierarchy represented may be different. As such, team members need to be carefully chosen, training may be necessary, travel time may need to be adjusted to allow for recovery time, an interpreter may need to be hired, and members will need to prepare. If you would like to see the models referred to in this podcast, they are available in the most recent book Michael Copeland and I published. The book is called Global Perspectives and is available for $4.99 US dollars on Amazon Books and Apple Books. Please send any feedback to info@globalcollaborations.com. This series of podcasts is designed to help you work more effectively across cultures by developing more global insights. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Kiasu is a characteristic often associated with the Chinese in Singapore. The traits associated with being "kiasu" are positive and negative and have displayed in cartoons about "Mr. Kaisu." If you would like to see the models referred to in this podcast, they are available in the most recent book Michael Copeland and I published. The book is called Global Perspectives and is available for $4.99 US dollars on Amazon Books and Apple Books. Please send any feedback to info@globalcollaborations.com. This series of podcasts is designed to help you work more effectively across cultures by developing more global insights. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
While the overall process of negotiation is similar, the importance of the steps and style of communication are different in the US and Japanese approaches to negotiation. Understanding the differences allows for better preparation. If you would like to see the models referred to in this podcast, they are available in the most recent book Michael Copeland and I published. The book is called Global Perspectives and is available for $4.99 US dollars on Amazon Books and Apple Books. Please send any feedback to info@globalcollaborations.com. This series of podcasts is designed to help you work more effectively across cultures by developing more global insights. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Each cultural group has its own set of business practices that may appear strange to someone from another cultural group. Spending time to learn the rituals and do some accommodation is generally a good way for locals to perceive you and your business positively. If you would like to see the models referred to in this podcast, they are available in the most recent book Michael Copeland and I published. The book is called Global Perspectives and is available for $4.99 US dollars on Amazon Books and Apple Books. Please send any feedback to info@globalcollaborations.com. This series of podcasts is designed to help you work more effectively across cultures by developing more global insights. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Culture shock is a common occurrence with a defined process. The length of the process and the depth of the rough at the bottom of the V depends upon whether you know about it, have strategies for managing it, and are flexible. It will happen each time you are transferred to a new location because each location is different. However, you now have some strategies for dealing with it. However, do remember that returning home will bring another V-curve because home is not the same as when you left and neither are you. If you would like to see the models referred to in this podcast, they are available in the most recent book Michael Copeland and I published. The book is called Global Perspectives and is available for $4.99 US dollars on Amazon Books and Apple Books. Please send any feedback to info@globalcollaborations.com. This series of podcasts is designed to help you work more effectively across cultures by developing more global insights. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Podcast 51 Gift Giving

Podcast 51 Gift Giving

2021-05-2511:25

Giving giving around the world is a complex activity with different norms in each country. You need to think about what is appropriate to give as a gift, how to wrap it, the timing of when to present it, and don't forget the thank you after you receive a gift. One other important consideration is to always check with your company's legal department before giving gifts. If you would like to see the models referred to in this podcast, they are available in the most recent book Michael Copeland and I published. The book is called Global Perspectives and is available for $4.99 US dollars on Amazon Books and Apple Books. Please send any feedback to info@globalcollaborations.com. This series of podcasts is designed to help you work more effectively across cultures by developing more global insights. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
While next to each other on the Classification of Cultures Model, US and European businesspeople can often be frustrated when working together.The differences can impact how each group views the other, uses time, makes decisions, and performs in meetings. Identifying some of the differences is a start but then each group needs to find a way to work together successfully. If you would like to see the models referred to in this podcast, they are available in the most recent book Michael Copeland and I published. The book is called Global Perspectives and is available for $4.99 US dollars on Amazon Books and Apple Books. Please send any feedback to info@globalcollaborations.com. This series of podcasts is designed to help you work more effectively across cultures by developing more global insights. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Direct communication is efficient and gets to the point quickly. Indirect communication talks around the issue, can be difficult to interpret, and takes more time. It takes a lot of practice to understand the other style of communication and to engage in conversations when different styles are being used. If you would like to see the models referred to in this podcast, they are available in the most recent book Michael Copeland and I published. The book is called Global Perspectives and is available for $4.99 US dollars on Amazon Books and Apple Books. Please send any feedback to info@globalcollaborations.com. This series of podcasts is designed to help you work more effectively across cultures by developing more global insights. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Conversations between people having a conversation when one person uses a high context language and the other person uses a low context language are extremely challenging and exhausting. Both sides need to learn how the other side uses language and use skills required to understand what is being said.  If you would like to see the models referred to in this podcast, they are available in the most recent book Michael Copeland and I published. The book is called Global Perspectives and is available for $4.99 US dollars on Amazon Books and Apple Books. Please send any feedback to info@globalcollaborations.com. This series of podcasts is designed to help you work more effectively across cultures by developing more global insights. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Everyone has knowledge but should not be boastful because someone always knows more. Knowledge is valuable but only significant if paired with action which requires focus. Discussions are valued but one needs to be polite. While thinking that what others have is valuable, it is important to remember that knowing yourself and your limits is important.  If you would like to see the models referred to in this podcast, they are available in the most recent book Michael Copeland and I published. The book is called Global Perspectives and is available for $4.99 US dollars on Amazon Books and Apple Books. Please send any feedback to info@globalcollaborations.com. This series of podcasts is designed to help you work more effectively across cultures by developing more global insights. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Life may be challenging but much advice is given in the Middle East about how to face challenges as well as to be patient and understand with the mind and the heart. Friends reveal themselves when there is trouble and reading is a way to move past disappointment. If you would like to see the models referred to in this podcast, they are available in the most recent book Michael Copeland and I published. The book is called Global Perspectives and is available for $4.99 US dollars on Amazon Books and Apple Books. Please send any feedback to info@globalcollaborations.com. This series of podcasts is designed to help you work more effectively across cultures by developing more global insights. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Working hard, overcoming obstacles, and dealing with mistakes provide valuable advice regarding the importance of work. In addition, one needs to realize that what you say and do will become part of the grapevine of information and that you need to use that grapevine to see if and how people keep their promises. If you would like to see the models referred to in this podcast, they are available in the most recent book Michael Copeland and I published. The book is called Global Perspectives and is available for $4.99 US dollars on Amazon Books and Apple Books. Please send any feedback to info@globalcollaborations.com. This series of podcasts is designed to help you work more effectively across cultures by developing more global insights. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
People appear to be born into a certain station in life but, whatever that station, know they can find alternatives, can be successful, and should be cautious about making decisions. If you would like to see the models referred to in this podcast, they are available in the most recent book Michael Copeland and I published. The book is called Global Perspectives and is available for $4.99 US dollars on Amazon Books and Apple Books. Please send any feedback to info@globalcollaborations.com. This series of podcasts is designed to help you work more effectively across cultures by developing more global insights. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Europeans tend to be more cautious and try to protect what they have when making decisions. Individuals need to take responsibility for their success and friends are important for protection. These are some of the sentiments that idioms and proverbs reveal about Europeans that are relevant when preparing to do business in Europe. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Idioms and sayings are shorthand or descriptive ways of revealing a way of thinking. This podcast explains what several sayings from the US reveal about how people see the world, approach decision making, and value action.   --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
The diversity of tribal cultures in Africa is compounded by the number of countries that established colonies in Africa. The tribal cultures continue to have a significant impact of the process of doing business. As such, patterns of communication seek to keep harmony, demonstrate respect, and bargain intensely when doing business. Developing a relationship with someone who can assist you with the protocol and practices of a specific tribe will be very helpful.  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Hospitality, importance of blood relationships, significance of hone, and distinctive form of logic are all characteristics of communication in the Middle East. Learning how to navigate these elements is critical for success. This podcast introduces you to the process. If you would like to see the models referred to in this podcast, they are available in the most recent book Michael Copeland and I published. The book is called Global Perspectives and is available for $4.99 US dollars on Amazon Books and Apple Books. Please send any feedback to info@globalcollaborations.com. This series of podcasts is designed to help you work more effectively across cultures by developing more global insights.  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
The importance of rituals, indirect communication, and a high-context language combine to create a challenging communication environment in Japan and Korea. As a result, business activities take more time and require much adaptation so this segment is a bit longer than previous segments. If you would like to see the models referred to in this podcast, they are available in the most recent book Michael Copeland and I published. The book is called Global Perspectives and is available for $4.99 US dollars on Amazon Books and Apple Books. Please send any feedback to info@globalcollaborations.com. This series of podcasts is designed to help you work more effectively across cultures by developing more global insights. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Words, truth, harmony, and forms of logic are all significantly different between Chinese speakers and those regions on the far lefthand side of the Classification of Cultures Model. Communication can be challenging and requires preparation, patience, and persistence. If you would like to see the models referred to in this podcast, they are available in the most recent book Michael Copeland and I published. The book is called Global Perspectives and is available for $4.99 US dollars on Amazon Books and Apple Books. Please send any feedback to info@globalcollaborations.com. This series of podcasts is designed to help you work more effectively across cultures by developing more global insights. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
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