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How to conduct business in Saudi Arabia - Customs & Culture

Research provides in-depth analysis on the customs and culture of Saudi Arabia / Middle Eastern ways of conducting business.

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Understanding who you're doing business with and why is the key to any successful partnership in life or in the business world. This is
especially true when you consider the vast differences between women in Saudi Arabia as compared with women from western cultures ( Nahavandi, 2006).

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia holds a vast majority of the oil reserves in the world which makes it an attractive place for businesses to try and gain access. Saudi Arabia is controlled by a king with all the laws of the country being derived from the Muslim religious book known as the Quran. Saudi Arabia and the Unites States are considered ally nations and conduct business together on a regular basis. Some of the distinctly unique laws in Saudi Arabia are in relation to the customs and practices allowed by Saudi women. Saudi Arabia is also a country that allows no alcohol and still practices in some regions public displays of punishment to those who break the law (Wagner, 2008).

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Understanding who you're doing business with and why is the key to any successful partnership in life or in the business world. This is especially true when you consider the vast differences between women in Saudi Arabia as compared with women from western cultures.

This research provides examples of differences between the West and the Middle East with references in APA format.

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