Ten lessons for doing business in Singapore

Adapting to Singapore's rapidly evolving business culture can be a challenge for foreign companies wanting to do business there.

It is not often that you get to spend a week observing a business culture different from your own. In just seven days of breakfasts, lunches, presentations, workshops, cocktail functions, a writer’s festival and a birthday party, I noted some unexpected tension between different groups living in Singapore. These were contrasted, weirdly, with mutual enthusiasm for building a future together.


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