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CultureShock! Myanmar by Saw Myat Yin

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Myanmar is a large country physically, but a small country if you ever do anything to tarnish your reputation. Stories and gossip spread like wild fire ... It is important for an international businessman to keep the appearance of propriety.—H.C.Matthew Sim, Myanmar on my Mind

 

 

 

AS IN OTHER ASIAN CULTURES, communication in Myanmar is oblique or indirect. There is emphasis on who is friendly with whom and how well. When a favour is received, it is important that it be returned when the occasion or a specific request arises. Those on the receiving ...

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