Our news story today is about a share trader in a Japanese bank who made perhaps the worlds most expensive typing error!
After you listen to the story, we’ll explain some of the new vocabulary and provide further examples of how it can be used. The transcript for this Business English News podcast is in the ‘Archives’ section:
Today, more than ever business success requires intercultural awareness and effective cross cultural communication skills.
Working, meeting, dealing, entertaining, negotiating and corresponding with colleagues or clients from different cultures can be full of obstacles. One wrong movement or basic misunderstanding could ruin or delay months of work.
Understanding and appreciating intercultural differences promotes clearer communication, breaks down barriers, builds trust, strengthens relationships, opens business opportunities.
Follow this link for great tips on business etiquette, customs and protocol for doing business worldwide: www.executiveplanet.com