Indonesia

Indonesian Business Teams

Indonesians are happier working towards a clearly defined team goal than when given specific individual targets.

As a basically group-oriented society where worth and status are derived from the family or group to which a person belongs, it is seldom necessary to spend too much time developing a good team spirit.

However, it is important to ensure that the team feels secure and that all situations where team members might lose face are kept to a minimum. The skilful team leader is acutely aware of the notion of face and will be alert to any situations which threaten the sense of harmony within the group.


Author

This country-specific business culture profile was written by Keith Warburton who is the founder of the cultural awareness training consultancy Global Business Culture

Global Business culture is a leading training provider in the fields of cross-cultural communication and global virtual team working.  We provide training to global corporations in live classroom-based formats, through webinars and also through our cultural awareness digital learning hub, Global Business Compass.

This World Business Culture profile is designed as an introduction to business culture in Indonesia only and a more detailed understanding needs a more in-depth exploration which we can provide through our training and consultancy services.

Country Breakdown

261

Million

Population

Rp

Indonesian Rupiah

Currency

$ 932.3

Billion

GDP

1.905

Million

km2

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