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October 2, 2017

In Malaysia, 70% of Internet users have a Facebook account. Malaysians have embraced social media with enthusiasm, as one more way to connect.

It is not unusual to hear in Malaysia “it is not what you know but who you know” that matters.  Some expatri...

October 2, 2017

Signs of respect and status are everywhere  in Malaysia:  from the police escorts on the streets and  the special treatment reserved to VIP at official functions ( VVIP signs can even be spotted in Kuala Lumpur!)  to the numerous titles and honorific...

October 2, 2017

Who hasn’t gone native in Malaysia and used this very versatile phrase? Odw :  getting ready to go or odw: be there in 2 minutes.

Malaysian time has a very  “rubberlike” nature. Here being accommodating and flexible matters more than being punctual.

Wh...

October 2, 2017

When asked about what makes them  proud of their country : FOOD is by far the  first thing Malaysians mention. Food is truly the one thing that brings Malaysians of all ethnicities together. Ask any of your local friends or colleagues about a specifi...

October 2, 2017

Cross-cultural consultant Marie Tseng enlightens Aneeta Sundararaj on the importance of understanding cultures for better communication and interaction

THE average Malaysian will walk into the office, head for his/her desk, switch the computer on and...

October 2, 2017

Living and working abroad, we all have at some point complained about our hosts: “Why don’t THEY get it?  Why can’t THEY follow my clear instructions?  Why don’t THEY tell me when THEY don’t understand?”

But what if communicating effectively acro...

October 2, 2017

Malaysia is a country of contrasts and paradoxes. This applies also to how women behave and how they are perceived.

As March 8th is the day celebrating Women across the world, it is a good day to reflect on the position of women in Malaysian cultures.

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October 2, 2017

What if you could align employee behaviour with business values, creating a core culture that enhanced engagement, performance, and customer experience?

If so, how do you figure out the values that your team should live and work by? And how do you ali...

October 2, 2017

Roberto and his wife, moved from South America to Kuala Lumpur 3 months ago. Before embarking on this adventure, they have carefully thought about the implications  and opportunities the move would bring  for both of them and they are excited by the...

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