Chamber President Rimas Čuplinskas gave a presentation on “Cultural aspects in Lithuanian and Canadian business” at a business breakfast titled “Future technologies: An overview from Canada” organized by CGI Lithuania and the Embassy of Canada in Lithuania on 25 March 2019.
Other speakers included Canadian ambassador Kevin Rex, President of CGI Northern Europe Heikki Nikku, CGI Consulting director on Cybersecurity Karen Burns and Bartłomiej Nieścierowicz of CGI Poland.
CCC President Čuplinskas discussed business culture and cross-cultural negotiation trends within the context of business globalization and compared business structures, management and decision making as well as communication styles in Canada and Lithuania, singling out issues such as respect and gender equality and tracing the roots of diversion to stark differences in the histories of both countries.
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