Her article and book, "Getting to Si, Ja, Oui, Hai, and Da", December 2015 issue of the Harvard Review is a great overview of the complex cultures around the world.
I really like the way she tabled it. Perhaps because I'm a former Market Research analyst, but it's a fantastic way to visualise the cultures and where they fit. It makes it easier to learn about subtle messages & unspoken signals being passed around the International table by country. Though of course, this only touches the surface of our interactions here.
As I learn more about the role of trust in business relationships in Asia, the more fascinated I am by it all.
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