One of the most important cultural distinctions is religion. Regardless of an individual's religious views, their religious belief is typically held with strong conviction. Maximizing the cultural bridges of religion requires understanding the teachings of the religions of the cultures we seek to reach out to in our employee base, customer pool, and suppliers.
With hundreds of religions in the world this can be a daunting task, if not impossible. From a bridge building aspect, it is therefore important to concentrate on one or two specific religions to begin your own bridge building.