Hyundai Motor America has long valued our experience working with and learning from our parent company in Korea. As with any international business relationship, we must work hard to incorporate both parties’ background and viewpoints in order to succeed. In my eight years working with the company, I believe we have excelled at this critical intercultural communication.
My travels have instilled in me a tremendous respect for the Koreans’ business discipline and tenacity. Because global travel is difficult to incorporate regularly, we established a coordinated structure where every Korean executive has a Korean counterpart in the United States. This system is extremely beneficial as it allows us to effectively communicate complex issues across two languages, while also fostering close relationships with our Korean colleagues, an important factor in sustaining successful long-term business relationships.… Read More