Ramadan

5 Cross-Cultural Business Tips for the Holy Month of Ramadan

By |2019-04-08T13:11:08-05:00May 2nd, 2019|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, celebrations, Culture, Intercultural, International Observances, Ramadan, Travel|

Abu Dhabi Arches by Pexels Approximate 2019 U.S. Ramadan dates: the evening of May 5 to the evening of June 4 This May, Muslims worldwide share in fasting, festive dinners, and faith. Ramadan is crucial to  Islam, so we share key information that will be helpful when conducting business with Muslim counterparts [...]

Eid Al-Fitr: A Time for Celebration

By |2018-10-11T14:54:48-05:00June 20th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, avoiding international blunders, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Cross-Cultural, Culture, Gulf City, International Holidays, International Protocol, Middle East, Middle East Culture, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Ramadan, Wardrobe|

Although celebrations differ based on culture, the significance of Eid Al-Fitr remains constant across borders. Here are five fascinating festivities that are typically celebrated on Eid Al-Fitr!

From Dawn to Sunset: Honoring the Month of Ramadan

By |2018-10-11T14:54:50-05:00May 30th, 2017|Annual Monthly or Day Observance, Bridging the Cultural Divide, Business Etiquette, Cross-Cultural, Dining, Global Celebrations, global competency, International Holidays, Middle East Culture, Muslim Culture and Traditions, Observances - Monthly & Daily, Ramadan|

Ramadan is a month that not only builds spiritual awareness, but is also seen as a happy and special occasion. Understanding how Muslims celebrate this holy month is integral to understanding a key part of the Islamic faith.

3 Cross-Cultural Business Tips for the Holy Month of Ramadan

By |2018-10-11T14:55:10-05:00June 16th, 2016|Cross-Cultural, International Holidays, International Travel Tips, Ramadan|

Is it possible for your business calendar and implementation schedule to be impacted by belief systems, philosophies and religions? It is not just possible, but probable.

Three Tips for Being Smart Cross-Culturally During Ramadan

By |2018-10-11T14:55:14-05:00July 18th, 2015|International Holidays, Ramadan|

Ramadan date: 2015: evening June 17th – evening July 17th Approximate dates 2016: June 6th – July 6th For most government organizations and government linked companies, time for Muslim prayer will have a bearing on meeting time. In addition, during the fasting month of Ramadan, they tend to dislike a meeting in the afternoon. ~Executive, [...]