The Chinese Social Credit System might seem like a large step in the right direction for Chinese officials. But, how will foreign investors react? Will ingrained cultural norms prove a deterrent?
The Chinese Social Credit System will reward compliant businesses and penalize outliers. This
heavily incentivizes local businesses to jump through hoops. Just how different is this from American
The Chinese Social Credit System is a pilot a program that rewards citizens for their behavior. The rewards make life convenient, but the consequences can appear extreme. Will it prove an effective incentive?
If you want to understand Koreans better, you should try kimchi. It’s deliciously representative of
how Koreans express emotion, speak with higher context, and respect elders.
For centuries, many excursionists and teams of adventurers traveled to South America in search of a land filled with gold, jewels, and other rare natural commodities. They claimed to be seeking a land called “El Dorado.” Many travelers attempted the journey, but few returned with noteworthy rewards. In hindsight, maybe someone should have told them …
Is buying local a priority to you? In the Nigerian oil industry, the Local Content Act makes the decision for you.
Whether in business, government, or their personal lives, Brazilians have a knack for getting around difficult situations. They do this so often that there is even a word in Portuguese to describe it—jeitinho. Jeitinho literally means “little way.”
In the United States, we don’t use head movement in our gestures very much. In India, however, head movement conveys important information.
Could a Swedish tradition hold the key to increasing employee morale and developing better teams?
In Saudi Arabia, casually assuming that a women’s restroom will be readily available could prove unwise.