international business management

August 30, 2015

Intuition or Reason

Large do-it-yourself company Home Depot abandoned their Chinese expansion plans in 2012. Chinese people don’t do-it-themselves. In 2006 American retail giant Walmart left the German market. […]
July 27, 2015

American Business Beyond Stereotypes

In terms of stereotyping the inhabitants of an entire nation, I can’t think of people who are more subject to be boxed in than Americans. I […]
April 14, 2015

Not Everything Needs To Be Said

Writing about characteristics of people based on their nationality is very tricky. Sharing opinions regarding one’s own nationality is sometimes difficult: ‘Mirror mirror, I only see […]
April 9, 2015

Everybody Does the Same Thing Differently

Two decades After twenty years in international business and after having lived and worked in nine countries, I have learned some things. Maybe something. Singular. The […]