Business Etiquette Around The World

Posted on May 13 2015 - 8:34am by Alexandra Ashton

Today’s business world is rapidly changing. While doing business with foreign partners used to be rare experience, these days it has become the norm. Of course, this is great for business, but it also represents small complications for workers. Customs and traditions are not the same in all societies, but they differ from country to country. This means that if you are doing business with foreign associates you need to be willing to learn all you can about their customs and discover the best way to adapt.

This doesn’t have to be so difficult. You just have to be well prepared before you set out on your trip because something that may be normal in your country isn’t necessarily normal in another. What is worst of all, in the country you are visiting that can even be an insult. Do you really want to take the risk of offending your business associated just because you didn’t want to take some time to learn more about their business etiquette? Luckily, with the help of this excellent infographic you will be ready to do business in countries around the world.

Find out how to properly introduce yourself, how to behave on meetings or on business meals. By following great advices from this helpful infographic you will be prepared for any occasion. For example did you know that only the right hand should be used for eating when you are visiting the UAE and India? Although some of these advices may seem insignificant to you, not following them will show your host that you don’t respect them or their country. Why would you risk offending them if you could find out everything about their customs and manners in just few minutes? Read this helpful infographic and ensure that your business trip goes as perfect as you expected.


About the Author

Alexandra Ashton, Communications at Neomam Studios , the UK based Infographic Agency. Alexandra is a content and design enthusiast with a keen eye for detail.