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University of Colorado Denver

Institute for International Business
 

Business Cultures by Country

Global Resources


 

Global Forum Reports

Business Case Studies Index - multiple articles including some addressing cross cultural issues

Democracy Index - multiple articles including some addressing cross cultural issues

 

Resources

BusinessCulture.com - reports on business customs, etiquette, cross-cultural communication, proper gifts, negotiating tactics, business culture, manners and business entertainment

Business Culture Guides - guides to learn about negotiating practices, business dress, how to address individuals, gift giving, etc., compiled by Executive Planet

Country Briefings: The Economist - news, country profiles, forecasts and statistics on more than seventy-five countries

Cultural Interviews - video taped interviews with executives from the following cultures speaking in their native languages about topics related to professional expectations, business etiquette, negotiations and stereotypes, developed by the University of Texas at Austin CIBER

 

Federation of International Trade Association's (FITA) Culture Section - links to sites that provide cultural information and issues

Goinglobal - country-specific career and employment information, including world-wide internship and job postings, corporate profiles, and career resources for thirty countries

Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions - a site with insights into differences in thinking, feeling and acting of people around the globe, based on Geert Hofstede’s 5-dimensional model related to cross-cultural comparisons

International Business Card Etiquette - business card tips compiled by mSeven Media, Inc.

International Business Etiquette and Culture Guide - country specific information including safety, business dress, topics of conversation and gift giving, compiled by Executive Planet

International Business Etiquette and Manners - a site to understand the importance of the uniqueness of cultures around the world and how to apply the skills of cultural understanding to become more successful in the global business environment, compiled by the International Business Center 

Kwintessential.com - a guide to country cultures, customs and etiquette

WorldBusinessCulture.com - information about business, business structures, management styles, meetings, team working, communication styles, women in business, business dress codes, top tips and successful entertaining for 39 identified countries

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