Brazilians Working With Americans/Brasileiros que trabalham by Orlando R. Kelm,Mary E. Risner

By Orlando R. Kelm,Mary E. Risner

Doing enterprise the world over calls for realizing not just different languages, yet much more so the enterprise practices and cultures of different nations. on the subject of Brazilians operating with americans, a basic distinction for all events to appreciate is that Brazilian company tradition relies on constructing own relationships among company companions, whereas American businesspeople usually like to get all the way down to challenging "facts and figures" quick, with fewer own preliminaries. Negotiating such adjustments is essential to making winning company relationships among the 2 nations, and this booklet is designed to assist businesspeople do exactly that.

Brazilians operating With Americans offers ten brief case stories that successfully illustrate some of the cultural components that come into play whilst North American enterprise pros paintings in Brazil. The authors summarize each one case and the points of tradition it consists of, and American and Brazilian executives touch upon the cultural adjustments highlighted via that case. a listing of themes and questions for dialogue additionally support draw out the teachings of every enterprise state of affairs. To make the booklet both beneficial to Brazilians and american citizens (whether businesspeople or language students), the full textual content is gifted in either English and Portuguese. moreover, Apple QuickTime video clips of the executives' reviews, which permit audience to determine and listen to local audio system of either languages, can be found on the net at www.laits.utexas.edu/orkelm/casos/intro.html.

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