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In Mexican business negotiations it is common to display an animated style of nonverbal communication, which can easily be mistaken as aggression when really it is just demonstrating their passion (Communicaid Group Limited, n.d.). This animated style of negotiation could easily be mistaken as anger or hostility. Another mistake would include interrupting one of our Chinese members as this is very insulting to them. The U.S., being a very direct and outspoken culture, has a habit of interrupting during heated debates. We would not want to insult nor make any of our other members uncomfortable by continuously disrupting others while they speak. Conclusion The key to our franchise’s success is to have full understanding of each other’s business cultures. This will help us avoid problems that could delay our business advancement. As a company we will have to understand and comprehend the cultural sophistication and complexity of each market. It is essential to have members to have a presence and close management in their perspective countries. Each manager will have to know the proper standards of ethical, political, economic standards for their areas. They will need to be aware of how our countries differ and the actions needed to
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MEETING WITH GLOBAL MEMBERS OF OUR COFFEE FRANCHISE 7 resolve any issues that may arise. Ethics must be global, not just local (Editorial Board, 2016, chapter 9, pg. 147). References Commisceo Global Consultancy Ltd. (n.d.). Saudi Arabia - Culture, Etiquette and Business Practices. Retrieved from - guides/saudi-arabia-guide#C4 Communicaid Group Limited. (n.d.). Mexico Cross-cultural and Language Training | Communicaid. Retrieved from Editorial Board. (2016). Communicating Globally: A Practical Guide for International Managers (1st ed.). Schaumburg, IL: Words of Wisdom, LLC. Expat Magazine. (2017, April 10). Pleasant truths about Saudi Arabia. Retrieved from FocusEconomics. (2018, July 31). Saudi Arabia Economy - GDP, Inflation, CPI and Interest Rate. Retrieved from Gorill, J. R. (2006, November 30). Doing Business in Saudi Arabia. Retrieved from $1~mkfinney/teaching/Com227/culturalPortfolios/Saudi_Arabia/Communication.htm Hofstede Insights. (2018). Country Comparison - Hofstede Insights. Retrieved from Zimmermann, K. A. (2017, December 11). Chinese Culture: Customs & Traditions of China. Retrieved from
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  • Spring '16
  • Saudi Arabia, High context culture, Economy of Saudi Arabia

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