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By     |    Aug 16, 2007   
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More about Chinese business etiquettes

A recent article on China Daily cited some findings by the International Business Center (IBC, a US-based non-profit organization) on Chinese business culture and etiquettes. According to IBC, “the general nature of locals is conservative, reserved and disciplined”, and there are “specific codes of behavior” to adhere to. Big Social Functions Chinese value face and make decisions collectively and over a lengthy period. There is always respect for a host and many [...]

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By     |    Jul 29, 2007   
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BMW Group Award for Intercultural Learning

Ever since 1997, the BMW Group has been inviting applications for the BMW Group Award for Intercultural Learning. The Award is divided into two categories, Theory and Practice, and invites academics in many disciplines, including education, to submit qualifying papers and research projects that represent innovative approaches to the advancement of intercultural learning. Entries should be closely aligned to the basic philosophy of the LIFE concept. In the “Theory” category, we [...]

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Cornell University
By     |    Jul 25, 2007   
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Intercultural Education Exercise by Cornell University

The Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) of Cornell University is "making available to the hospitality industry an intercultural education exercise that was initially developed for its executive education programs and has subsequently been used in college courses and corporate training."

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Dresden, Germany
By     |    Jul 7, 2007   
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Tips for business professionals visiting Germany

German culture is actually something new to me and it naturally becomes a focus these days since I am in the country. Besides fascinated by Dresden’s Baroque architecture, I started to search for references in respect to German business culture etiquettes. Here come the results: Business Etikette in Deutschland. Mind your Manners is a book that is written “to help the business professional or student prepare for an assignment in Germany”. [...]

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