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How To Do Business With Americans: Cross-Cultural Factors

Understanding Americans: The New Social Contract by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. Competitiveness is the mantra. For American companies to keep up with Chinese operations that get workers for a few dollars a day, American workers  have grudgingly accepted the view that … Continue reading

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Doing Business With Americans: Anti-Intellectualism

How To Do Business With Americans:  America Has An Anti-Intellectual Streak by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. In America intellectuals get acceptance from the public, sometimes even admiration,  but never anything approaching the deep respect that scholars receive in some societies. Part … Continue reading

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How To Do Business With Americans: Servants

If You Live In America, Learn To Get Along Without Servants by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. In many parts of the world, particularly in Asia, Latin America, and Africa, servants are a commonplace. Even middle-class families have servants in Pakistan and  … Continue reading

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How To Do Business With Americans: Choose The Right Location

It’s Not Just What You Do, Or How You Do It, But Where You Do It by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. There’s a saying in America among realtors:  Consider three things when you buy property—location, location, location. If you plan to … Continue reading

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Doing Business With Americans: Time consciousness

If You Want To Do Business With Americans, Pay Attention To The Clock And The Calendar by Gene Griessman, Ph.D. If you come from a society that’s nonchalant about deadlines and appointments, you will need to leave that kind of … Continue reading

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