Lithuanian business culture review learn from Diana Tolockaite

Tolockaite-DianaCulture influences how people interact with each other. In the business world, culture guides decision-making, behaviour, thinking patterns and values. However, it seems to be one of the least understood aspects of international commerce.

Each country has a unique personality and national characteristics so in order to understand these distinctions there is a great need of raising awareness about international business culture.

Passport to Trade 2.0 Project is one of the tools that help businesses to overcome this culture barrier through specific resources and guides.

One of the countries that Passport to Trade 2.0 Project focuses on is Lithuania. It provides all needed information on Lithuanian business culture from how to make business connections to official meetings. The project gives a valid and concentrated overview of communication culture, what to avoid and how to act in different situations as a businessman. Specifically, these tips and tricks allow opening a business conversation that leads to loyal relationship.

Loyalty and respect play a significant role in building business relationship in Lithuania, so fostering Lithuania’s national values and adapting them is undoubtedly important.”

However, international business culture advice is not the only sector Passport to Trade 2.0 focuses on. It also provides a clear view of possible education opportunities, living arrangements and social media guides. Lithuania is a small, but very innovative and tech savvy country with endless opportunities:

Passport to Trade 2.0 is a great resource that allows familiarising with country’s national culture and values whether you are looking to study and make business there. Learn more about business culture in Lithuania.

By Diana Tolockaite

Marketing Assistant at Fast Web Media, Manchester, UK

About Aleksej Heinze

Passport to Trade 2.0 project leader. My research interests are in the area of disruptive innovation using information technology (IT) and the use of IT in business management. Topics include: enterprise 2.0; web 2.0, international business culture, search engine optimisation, and social media marketing.