Russia: A Collection of Cultural Oddities

By: Savannah Klein Russia is an intriguing country with a rich culture and deeply rooted traditions. Whether you are conducting business in Russia or simply visiting at your own leisure, it is important to be aware of these ingrained, and occasionally eccentric, customs. Mealtime Rituals When asked to attend dinner at an acquaintance’s house, ensure… Read More Russia: A Collection of Cultural Oddities

How to do Business in Singapore without Losing Face

As a highly Westernized society, Singaporean business people are typically understanding and unlikely to take much offense to social faux pas committed by a foreign businessperson; it is nevertheless important to keep the following advice in mind when doing business in this country. The Concept of ‘Face’ The concept and importance of ‘face’ within the… Read More How to do Business in Singapore without Losing Face