It’s not always easy to communicate with your partners around the world, so make sure you have a strong business partner communication plan in place.
Working virtually adds an extra layer of complexity to our business relationships, so you’ll need to tailor your communication strategy accordingly.
To avoid unintentionally insulting someone, it is important to understand the cultural aspects of non-verbal communication in foreign environments.
A crucial way to increase revenue is to learn how to improve your business partner communication, both to build successful new agreements and work out any issues, maintaining strong relationships with existing partners.
Athena Ren, CITP|FIBP, is a Business and Communication Coordinator for EKISTICS Town Planning Inc. in Vancouver, B.C., a local multi-disciplinary consulting firm providing professional expertise in the fields of urban planning, architecture and landscape design to Canada and China.
The nuances of languages and culture can lead to misunderstandings. It is therefore paramount for an exporter to understand the importance of the communication process and how it relates to the company’s promotional activities in mass markets abroad.
Google or not to Google? That is the question. Or rather, when it comes to translating important international business communications, that’s one of the questions a new exporter may ask. That’s because free translation online—what the translation industry calls machine translation, or MT—can be really tempting to time- or budget-pressed exporters.
To identify new markets and potential opportunities, or eliminate unsuitable markets, researchers should first examine macroeconomic data.
If you want to minimize your supply chain costs in a way that also improves efficiency, you need to know exactly where to look.
Systematic and strategic planning makes all the difference between success and failure when entering international markets. However, any plan is only as good as the foundation it is built on. Here we examine why the default business plan may not be enough when entering international markets.