I like the charts below, they are interesting, even if I believe some of it is not quite accurate.

You’ve got a meeting in France. Speaking French is a good idea, but it is also valuable to understand the communication patterns that will define your meeting.

British linguist Richard D. Lewis created communication patterns for negotiations around the world.

“By focusing on the cultural roots, both in society and business, we can foresee and calculate with a surprising degree of accuracy how others will react to our plans for them, and we can make certain assumptions as to how they will approach us.” Richard D. Lewis

Cultural generalization or usable facts? What is your experience?

23 fascinating diagrams reveal how to negotiate with people around the world