International expansion can require frequent travel abroad, which is why it's important to keep track of the different rules for business etiquette in the countries you're in.

In the U.K., for example, you should speak loudly during business meetings, while in France, it's important to be sensitive to the volume of your voice. Although French executives are used to discussing business at breakfast, lunch or dinner meetings, in China, you shouldn't conduct business during meals.

The infographic below from document storage company WD Storage covers the dos and don'ts for business travelers in countries from Argentina to Germany to South Africa.

 

Published on: Oct 28, 2014