Category Archives: Living in Russia

Where are you really from ? An Expat Perspective On Racism

I found the question in this article very interesting:   Is It Racist to Ask People Where They’re From? As an expat, I am asked all the time where are you really from ?  and I usually have different answers for different … Continue reading

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Social Media Usage Across Cultures

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[tweetmeme source=”AnneEgros”] With the globalization we have seen an increase of usage of social media everywhere. According to Nielsen research (January 2010), global consumers spent more than five and half hours…

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The “How Are You?” Culture Clash: Americans v.s. Russians

How Are You ? The answer Americans give, of course is, “Fine.” But when Russians hear this they think one of two things: (1) you’ve been granted a heavenly reprieve from the wearisome grind that all but defines the human … Continue reading

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Perception of Time Value In America and Russia

Many managers working in multicultural teams or dealing with clients and business partners overseas have often little idea that conflicts could have underlying cultural differences. Time and its perceived value is one of those key cultural differences. We may measure time … Continue reading

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Who Needs Cross-cultural Training ? – Global Leaders This article posted in is giving a great overview about cross-cultural training Expatriate failure is defined in literature in a variety of ways, with intentions to leave listed prominently Anne Egros‘s insight: Tailoring cross-cultural training programmes to the … Continue reading

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Moscow Business Stories: Japanese Companies in Russia

See on – Life in Moscow From an Expat Perspective This article is an Interview with Takushi Seki,  the Director of Corporate Issues and Communications for CIS, Romania and the Adriatic region, Japan Tobacco International, Co-chairman of Japanese Business Club Correspondent: How can you characterize … Continue reading

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