Living and working abroad is really what you make of it. Join us as Rob Jenson guides us through his experience as an expat in the Netherlands. Find out how he manages cross cultural relationships and communication outside of his home country.
What do you do when a bribe payment is the only thing keeping your company’s supply chain from moving? What about when an HR employee messes with your company’s severance policy? Find out in this episode of Cultural Conversations as Bill O’Rourke shares his experiences as a business executive working in Russia.
On this episode of Cultural Conversations, we hear from Marc Eulerich, a German professor with experience working in both America and Germany. Listen to learn the difference in how Americans and Germans value education.
This is the story of an American physician and his experiences researching and working with doctors in Japan. Join us as we learn how Robert Carlile navigated his way through Japanese culture.
Kip shares his wisdom from years of working as an international business consultant in Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the UK, Japan, China, and Hong Kong. He discusses the necessary procedures before entering a foreign country, the difficulties of international business travel, and how to understand cultural nuances.
Working in England sounds easy right? You speak the language—they have those charming accents. Where’s the difficulty? Jonathan Young explains how moving to England is more of an adjustment than you would imagine, what it’s like to be an American foreigner, and his experience with cross-border mergers and acquisitions.
Meet Veasna Neang, a Cambodian educated in the United States, who developed his career in Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar. He tells us why a student would rather unzip his own pants than tell a teacher his fly is open and why doing business efficiently in Asia always includes significant time socializing.
What’s it like to be a Business Professor in another country? James Oldroyd, an American Professor, shares his experience teaching in South Korea and trying to integrate with the local culture.
From getting hired to repatriating, James Jeffs shares his experiences from 16 years of working in Hong Kong. Join us as we delve into topics like how Hong Kong is more British than you think, the importance of using precise language when working abroad, and bribery in Asia.
Have you ever wondered how it feels to be a foreigner living in America? In this episode we interview Simon Greathead, a native Englishman living and working in the United States. Learn his perspective of American culture and how it differs from his native culture in the United Kingdom.