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In Asia, ignore hierarchy at your peril

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Hierarchy is still ingrained in Asian business culture. Here is what happens if you forget.

By Karn G. Bulsuk


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Grads: The Top 4 mistakes you guys make on your LinkedIn profiles

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To get your first job, a good LinkedIn profile is now as essential as a suit or a great resume. Here are the top 4 things that you need to make sure you get right .

By Karn G. Bulsuk

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Proof that things change. Are you ready for it?

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A poignant reminder that things change.

By Karn G. Bulsuk

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Three things you must know when running an international team

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Leaders are increasingly expected to run a global, multi-cultural team. Here are the three main things you must know to be successful at it.

By Karn G. Bulsuk

In today's world, multi-cultural teams are the norm. Here, we can see both Chinese and Western Australians working together to put on a traditional Chinese Lion Dance.

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Daihatsu dismantles keiretsu: is this the end of the Toyota Production System?

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In an effort to produce a cheaper car, Daihatsu seek cost savings by cutting out the middleman and basically dismantling their reliance on the keiretsu system. Is this the end of TPS?

By Karn G. Bulsuk


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How to ensure your business cards are ready for an Asian audience | Asian Business Culture

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Ensure that your business cards are ready for an Asian audience with these three tips.

Second in a series on business cards, and doing business in Asia.

By Karn G. Bulsuk

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Why business cards are essential in Asia | Asian Business Culture

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In Asia, business cards is like American Express: you never leave home without it. Learn why business cards are essential when doing business in Asia, and a rule of thumb to calculate the number of cards you’ll need on your trip.

First in a series on business cards, and in doing business in Asia.

By Karn G. Bulsuk


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Microsoft creates universal translator, close to releasing it to public

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Microsoft is close to releasing the real-world equivalent of Star Trek’s Universal Translator, where you’ll be able to speak to someone and have it translated immediately into another language.

By Karn G. Bulsuk

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Why do you eat with your hands? A lesson in intercultural management

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When someone from a different culture does something you find "unacceptable", have you ever thought to ask 'why' they may do it?

By Karn G. Bulsuk


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Is your company name internationally mobile?

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Naming your company is important. More so when you're expanding abroad, and when the company name happens to mean something else in the local lingo...

By Karn G. Bulsuk


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