Undergraduate Blog / Tag: Business Cultures

Ana Maharjan

Understanding the Business Culture in Australia

One of the exciting yet, challenging aspects of working for a company in a new country is understanding the business norms and culture of the country. Having worked in the U.S. as well as in the U.K., I quickly learned the importance of doing research on the working style of a country before moving as it…

Debora Queiroz Sena

Getting Business Done: The Cultural Impact

Living in a different country goes beyond needing a language that is not one’s first one. It requires observing the way people behave, so we can identify what are the similarities and differences between two or more cultures. Consequently, in order to properly fit in, embracing new habits and letting go of some are also…

Emily Besen

Eshika’s Return to India

I caught up with rising sophomore Eshika Agarwal from Hyderabad, India for her thoughts on what it’s like returning to India after a year of studies in the U.S. Here, she reflects on differences in the workplace, educational systems, and societal expectations.  Eshika writes: “I don’t really know if home has gotten any different, but I…

Ashley Gerber

Observations: Israeli Business Culture

This summer I am interning for FlowMed, a startup in Haifa, Israel. The business culture in Israel is very different from the United States. Below is a list of the things that have stood out the most for me in my time in Israel so far: 1. The work week is different I had to redefine…