General Business English Vocabulary: Part 3

General Business English Vocabulary: Part 3       General business English vocabulary are common in all areas of business. They are frequently used in everyday communication, and therefore, they are useful and practical. The following set of verbs comprise the third list of general Business English words covered on this website. They enable you…

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Emphasizing a Point

Emphasizing a Point       There are times when we need to convey the importance of a message to others in addition to the information with which we provide them. Emphasizing a point may be due to the important of the subject or the information itself, or its importance to us, our audience, or…

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Business Performance

Business Performance       The main purpose of a business is to generate profit, in other words, indicate a healthy business performance. To do this, businesses attract investors and use the investment to fund their activities. By the end of every financial year, they report a profit or loss. The earnings made from those…

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International Trade

International Trade       A country’s share of international trade depends on its economic development status. A growing economy necessitates and leads to prosperity as well as an increase in employment rate. More advanced economies enjoy developed markets in which various financial tools are known and used frequently. Developing countries, however, work their way…

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Recruitment

Recruitment       Companies constantly look for talents with the intention of recruitment. The internet now allows them more freedom of choice and increases competition. Outsourcing and offshoring add to the possibility of finding the most suitable person for a job. Today, company recruitment strategies include social networking and web tools which enable them…

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Indulgence vs Restraint

Indulgence vs Restraint        Indulgence is the last dimension in Hofstede’s cultural model. It refers to the degree to which a culture allows human nature to direct its behavior. Indulgence is related to basic needs. It indicates the extent to which a society pays attention to these drives. If a society highly values…

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Cultural Differences: Business Etiquette Part 2

Cultural Differences: Business Etiquette Part 2       Cultural differences affect business communications and define business etiquette according to social rules and norms within a certain culture. On the other hand, globalization has brought cultures closer, blurring the borders between cultural norms. Instead, people now have to understand the environment in which they word…

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Cultural Differences: Business Etiquette part 1

Cultural Differences: Business Etiquette part 1       Cultural differences become heightened when people from different nations or even organizations come together to do business, making business etiquette an essential knowledge. National cultures usually dominate business environment, unless their environment involves international interactions. Multinational organizations employ people from different countries. On the other hand,…

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