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1st When the two aspects of human society, culture and business, interact with each other, it leads to the development of interesting conditions or scenarios. When different cultures converge at a common point with business as the platform, the clashes are bound to take place. But most importantly, such a scenario helps us adapt to challenging situations. Different communities or countries in the world follow different mannerisms and etiquette. The way or view to see a problem might change from country to country, across the globe. The international business culture, as a whole, is a congregation of various business practices, cultural influences and the thought processes followed in different nations. In this article we will discuss the impact of culture on an international business which can be seen in mannerisms, communication, and many such things. Body Language Every nation has a separate culture; a part of which is reflected in the behavior and the body language of the people. In an international business, understanding the undercurrents beneath the mannerisms or gestures become necessary. There are chances that behavior might get misinterpreted by people from different cultures. Thus, it requires a skilled coordinator to handle challenging situations during meetings. Communication The way of communicating could be different in different cultures. The terms used by some might sound harsh to others. The way in which words are pronounced to impact the intercultural communication in the corporate houses. In fact, it is one of the major hindrance in the process of business communication. Time People from Britain and Germany are keen on following the time-bound schedule. The different 'time-cultures' might be the reason behind clashes, between people from diverse cultures. The way in which the boardroom meetings are handled, is also a reason

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