[Editor’s Note: We are happy to welcome Dean Foster as a Guest Author. Dean is a well-known expert on culture in business, is a frequent lecturer at various universities and conferences, and is the author of many books on the topic of culture in business. He is the Director of his own firm, DFA Intercultural Global Solutions.]
Gift giving can be a little tricky when giving gifts to
international colleagues. Cultural differences can make a terrific gift at home into a terrible no-no abroad. With the holiday season soon upon us, here are some important cross-cultural gift-giving considerations when sending gifts to your international friends and business associates.