Posts Tagged ‘protocol’ :

PRIMER RETO EN LOS NEGOCIOS CON JAPÓN: CONSEGUIR UN PRIMER ENCUENTRO

Si os pregunto cuál es la mejor forma de contactar a una empresa nueva por primera vez con el objetivo de conseguir una reunión seguro que la mayoría de vosotros pensaréis en un correo electrónico, una carta de presentación o bien una llamada telefónica. Quizás estáis en lo correcto si vuestro interlocutor es Occidental pero, ¿qué pasa cuando nuestro objetivo es una empresa japonesa?

FIRST CHALENGE IN NEGOTIATIONS WITH JAPAN: ARRANGE THE FIRST MEETING

In order to start my essay I would like to ask you a question: According to you, which is the best way to contact a new company to get the first meeting? I am sure that most of you have thought about the email, a phone call or even a cover letter. No doubt these are the best tools for your first contact if you are planning to start negotiations with Western companies. However, if you want to contact a Japanese company, can you use the same tools?

THE PERFECT WEDDING PLANNER

Now that we are at the height of weddings season and after sharing innumerable hours with professionals of this area I have realized that there is a general impression: there is a wedding planner boom. No doubt wedding planners are in fashion. Nevertheless, that massive growth raises the following question: Can anybody be a professional of weddings?

HOW TO SURVIVE IN A JAPANESE RESTAURANT

Some weeks ago, I went to dinner to a Japanese restaurant. On that occasion, I realized that very often people make mistakes when encountered with different cultural habits. It is good, even recommendable, to be curious and open to taste other cuisines. However, if you are also interested in other details such as how to use specific cutlery or the correct way of drinking tea in other cultures, the experience becomes far more enriching. Moreover, those details will deepen your knowledge of that culture.

HOW TO SURVIVE IN A JAPANESE RESTAURANT

Some weeks ago, I went to dinner to a Japanese restaurant. On that occasion, I realized that very often people make mistakes when encountered with different cultural habits. It is good, even recommendable, to be curious and open to taste other cuisines. However, if you are also interested in other details such as how to use specific cutlery or the correct way of drinking tea in other cultures, the experience becomes far more enriching. Moreover, those details will deepen your knowledge of that culture.

DO WE HAVE A DEAL?

The current economic crisis has forced an important number of companies to internationalize their businesses. Thus, not only multinationals but also small and medium companies are looking to establish their presence in those economies with higher economic growth such as China or India, the emergent economies par excellence. However, are these small and medium companies sufficiently prepared to implement a strategy of internationalization? Moreover, what does it take for them to successfully make their way into international markets?