Few people might expect the small Baltic nation of Estonia to become an international leader in technological and start-up sectors, but this northern European powerhouse has led the continent in tech development over the last decade. Not only does it have one of the highest ranked business environments (ranked 12th in the world by World [...]
As we discovered during our January visit, from the dazzling city of Dubai, to the buzzing metropolis of Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates is rapidly climbing the ranks of the global business ladder, and investors worldwide are taking note. According to the Institute of International Finance, FDI into the UAE jumped from 8.9 billion [...]
Since gaining independence in 1966, Botswana has emerged as one of the world's fastest growing economies. It continues to gain momentum as one of the industry leaders in mining and manufacturing. Prudent management of the country’s resources, transition to a democratic political system, and good governance have contributed to Botswana’s sustained 5% growth per annum [...]
South Africa’s workforce is known for its entrepreneurial spirit, resilience, and warmth, attracting business professionals and investors alike. South Africa's economy is the second largest on the African continent after Nigeria. It is home to thriving tourism, industrial and mining sectors as well as developing technological industries. In fact, South Africa is the world’s largest [...]
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The U.N. Arabic Language Day is celebrated on Dec. 18 every year, the following 3 reasons will not only inform you, but encourage you to consider learning Arabic in 2018.
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As part three of cross-cultural gift giving worldwide, let’s explore the different implications when giving and receiving gifts in Central and Eastern Europe (CEECs), as defined by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The countries included in CEECs are Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, the Slovak Republic, Slovenia, and the three Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
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Although the prospect of starting a new chapter in an unfamiliar location may be daunting for many, the school is there to support you during your journey. For those preparing for a semester abroad, follow these 4 tips for a smooth and successful journey!
Each culture has their own unspoken dining etiquette rules. Before making reservations in Ravenna or dining in Dubai, read these tips for a successful international dining experience!
Adjusting to Texan culture can be tricky; for some non-natives, our brand of Southern Hospitality and Texas-sized state pride may seem unfamiliar or overwhelming. These five insights will help you feel right at home.
If your next business voyage brings you to the streets of Warsaw or avenues of Krakow, consider these tips for successful communication and culturally-savvy interactions.