It’s Beautiful but What does it Mean?
In the age of Google Translate some would think that finding the right translator might be less of a concern for business people. The Malaysia Global Business Forum over the years has dealt with delegations from all over the world and seen first-hand what a difference a good translator can do and what happens when communication becomes strained because of “lost in translation” moments.
Online translation might work when exchanging emails, to get a drift of what the other person is trying to communicate but when it comes to documents, contracts, certifications and any official letters, a translator needs to deal with them.
For Malaysian business people when traveling to a country where English is not the first language a translator can be your best ally, many have local knowledge of business practices and social protocols which can go a long way when it comes to communicating beyond just words.
Moving forward the Malaysia Global Business Forum will continue to assist the international business community come together and do business. Contact us is you need a translator, we will recommend one of our panel translators and let us know what we can do to assist during your next business trip to Malaysia.