Business Expansion

This is my 29th year living and working in the United States after immigrating from Germany in 1991. Over the years I have come across many differences between Germans and Americans. Some are outright funny, some are more serious, and some are more subtle. Here...

"Translating Corporate Culture Across Borders" is a favorite subject of mine. I very much enjoy speaking about what I believe corporations need to be mindful of when they expand their operations overseas or when they acquire a business in another country. The National Association of...

That is no longer the question. At least not for most corporations in most industries in most countries. The question has been answered, in the affirmative. I remember getting my first Casio wrist watch with a digital display as a kid growing up...

I spent the past couple of days in Washington, D.C. in advance of German Chancellor Merkel’s visit to the United States. One of the fascinating conversations I had centered on the fact that many medium-sized German companies (the German “Mittelstand”) expanded into the U.S. and...