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: A common response often heard by Americans when conducting business overseas is Ã¢ÂÂThatÃ¢ÂÂs just not how things are done over here.Ã¢ÂÂ As true as that statement may be and no matter how different things are done elsewhere, the business objective remains the same: close the deal, create value, and get paid! Street Smarts for Global Business gives you a behind the scenes look at how global business transactions are done in countries and cultures outside of the United States. Six key topics are explored: legal, language and communications, culture, negotiations, negotiations, outsourcing, and protecting intellectual property. In this book you will discover: > How to win global business via authentic stories and experiences from a seasoned global business executive. > "Street Smarts" templates that provide step by step guidance for analyzing and closing global opportunities. > Behind the scenes business situations and case study examples for numerous countries to include China, Brazil, Italy, Germany, and Slovenia to name a few.