Cultural Etiquette and International Protocol

Protocolumn

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“Protocolumn” delivers insights on conducting business internationally while utilizing cross-cultural strategies. The columns are primarily written by author and site owner, Gloria Petersen. However, guest columnist are welcome. Submit your idea via our “Contact Page.”

Traffic Jam in Cyberland?!?

We depend so much on technology to communicate. But are we depending on it too much for transmitting messages? Communicating is all about speed; the faster we can transmit or receive a message, the faster we want to. But there are hiccups. There is the spam box, for example. Sometimes good messages land in the
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The Determining Protocols: Honor and Respect

The person who is president of the United States holds the highest and most powerful position in the world. Since 1776, the United States has felt that social manners, behavior, and attitude are so important to the business of our government that a team of top experts constantly advise our president in these matters. One of these experts is the
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Is Disrespect Too Prevalent?

Are campaign races making disrespect the norm? Candidates, unfortunately, have been using slander against their opponent forever in order to gain their competitive edge. However, it is also teaching disrespect and making it okay. I agree that we need to know if there is something shady
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