Doing Business and Working in India (As an American - Cross-Cultural Differences)

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What is it like to work and do business in India from an American perspective?

This is a PPT that was used to describe this in more detail to IT professionals in India.

Jennifer Kumar is a trainer and coach helping Indians to work more effectively with Indians. Contact her through her website at - http://www.authenticjourneys.info/contact-jennifer-kumar.php

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Doing Business and Working in India (As an American - Cross-Cultural Differences)

  1. 1. Doing Business and Working In India A Foreigner’s Perspective With: Jennifer Kumar Photo credit: photo_gratis @ flickr ©2013, Jennifer Kumar, Owner and Program Director authenticjourneys.info -- authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  2. 2. Generalizations & Stereotypes ©2013, Jennifer Kumar, Owner and Program Director authenticjourneys.info -- authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  3. 3. How many here have worked, are working or will work with Americans or Foreigners? ©2013, Jennifer Kumar, Owner and Program Director authenticjourneys.info -- authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  4. 4. ©2013, Jennifer Kumar, Owner and Program Director authenticjourneys.info -- authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  5. 5. Impression Management During Interviews ©2013, Jennifer Kumar, Owner and Program Director authenticjourneys.info -- authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  6. 6. Approach to Training Challenges: Indian audiences like more activities like role plays where things are acted out. A different approach to critical thinking. Positives: Once it is felt, it is better understood and remembered. People want a chance to think outside the box, and do well when given the chance. ©2013, Jennifer Kumar, Owner and Program Director authenticjourneys.info -- authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  7. 7. Everything is a Negotiation! Challenges: I am sure when NO means NO, and have changed NO to YES, but not sure when YES means YES! Positives: Helps me learn more about my customers Helps me as an entrepreneur put down boundaries ©2013, Jennifer Kumar, Owner and Program Director authenticjourneys.info -- authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  8. 8. The Ways You Have Impressed Me! • Coming forward and looking for help. • Ah-ha moments in sessions. • Trying new things & grasping foreign concepts– new ways of talking and using language to create success. ©2013, Jennifer Kumar, Owner and Program Director authenticjourneys.info -- authenticjourneys@gmail.com
  9. 9. Thank you for your interest! Contact me, anytime! Jennifer Kumar authenticjourneys.info authenticjourneys@gmail.com ©2013

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