Cross-Cultural Communication

[Webinar] Common Mistakes in Cross-Cultural Negotiations

In this webinar, we share how to develop your international negotiation skills when dealing with people from other cultures. Let’s imagine you’ve received interest from a potential buyer or seller in Asia or Australia. After initial discussions, you start to notice they appear less interested in pursuing the deal,

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2019 New Year Wishes

2019 New Year’s Message from Alphacrane Intercultural Specialists Five people who inspire me in 2019. A year ago, I made a New Year’s resolution to surround myself with people who would inspire me. Without a doubt that wish came true, for which I am most grateful. Now

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Australian Cultural Resource Guide for Community Organisations [download]

So, this is what happens when you invite a room full of community service providers to identify their most challenging cross-cultural scenarios and then co-design practical tips for handling these situations with cultural finesse. In a workshop I recently facilitated on behalf of Moreton Bay Regional Council,

By |2018-10-09T00:05:07+10:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Community Organisations|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Australian Cultural Resource Guide for Community Organisations [download]

Tourism Industry Myths about Being China-Ready

Part 1: Language Barriers Here’s the conundrum of many a regional Australian destination manager and tourism operator: "We’re eager to tap into the growing China visitor market, but we can’t yet tick off all the boxes we’re being told are important by

By |2018-10-09T00:08:45+10:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Global Business|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Tourism Industry Myths about Being China-Ready

4 Common Mistakes Aussies Make When Negotiating with Asian Businesses

There’s a misconception that negotiating with Asian businesses is all about understanding local customs – such as formal greetings and how to present your business card. While these skills are undoubtedly essential, what’s often overlooked is how Asian cultural values influence much more than business pleasantries. "The way we

By |2018-10-09T00:12:00+10:00July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Global Business|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on 4 Common Mistakes Aussies Make When Negotiating with Asian Businesses