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What are some of the most prominent cultural differences between the chosen country and the United States? What could be the impact of these differences on business activities?

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Some of the most prominent cultural differences between Brazil and the U.S. are as follows. One, they speak portugese; whereas, we speak English. The language barrier can make it difficult to communicate, especially if one does not know the others language well enough to speak it; consequently, the U.S. would need a translator when overseas in order to have a decent conversation with anyone from this particular country. Two, half of Brazil is agricultural; on the other hand, the U.S. is mainly urbanized. Brazil has much forest to cover; whereas, we have the Apalachian Mountains, Great Plains and Rocky Mountains. Any U.S. citizen going from here to there to do business relations would need to have some background in growing up in the country in order to better understand a Brazillian. This may ...

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This solution discussed the most prominent cultural differences between Brazil and the U.S., and the impact of these differences on business activities.

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