1. Businesses

  • What can businesses do to succeed?
  • What is your idea of a “business”?
  • What businesses are successful in your country/industry? Why?
  • Why do you think some businesses fail?
  • “Business is a combination of war and sport.” Do you agree? Why/why not?

2. Negotiations

  • How good are you at negotiating?
  • What are some good negotiation tactics?
  • Do you do negotiations in your work, personal like or while shopping?
  • What have you had to negotiate for in your life? (Examples: House, car, items at a bazaar)
  • Do you think men or women are better at negotiations? Why?

3. Job Interviews

  • How do you feel about job interviews?
  • What is the most important part of a job interview?
  • What advice do you have for a successful interview?
  • What questions are common in job interviews in your company/industry/country?
  • What was the worst interview you have ever had?

4. Working Abroad

  • Have you ever worked in another country?
  • What difficulties can working abroad have?
  • If you could choose, where would you like to work abroad?
  • What work experience have you had with colleagues from abroad?
  • What are some cultural differences between your country and foreign countries your company does business with?

5. Crisis

  • How do you manage crises?
  • What kinds of crises occur in your workplace?
  • What sorts of crises have affected your country?
  • What is your back-up plan for a major crisis?
  • What have you learned from past crises?