Category Archives: Multicultural teams

Why employers value intercultural skills


New research shows that employers around the world value staff who understand the role of culture at work. Source: http://www.britishcouncil.org What do employers understand by ‘intercultural skills ?  Ability to understand different cultural contexts and viewpoints.  Respect for others’ and ‘adapting … Continue reading

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What Does Interculturality Mean ?


                        A number of studies on the development of intercultural skills and competences have shown that first-hand experience of ‘otherness’ and even sojourns in a foreign country are not … Continue reading

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Indulgence vs. Restraint – Do we need this 6th Dimension in Intercultural Training and Coaching ?


What insights does Hofstede’s 6th and least frequently discussed dimension on Indulgence vs. Restraint give us to help us to collaborate more effectively with people from other cultures? See on http://www.communicaid.com I don’t think this is a valid dimension and would … Continue reading

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Do Facial Expressions Develop before Birth?


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders Fetal facial development is essential not only for postnatal bonding between parents and child, but also theoretically for the study of the origins of affect. However, how such movements become coordinated is poorly understood. … Continue reading

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Bilingualism and biculturalism are related, but they are not the same thing.


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders Anne Egros‘s insight: A very much-needed explanation on the distinction of bilingualism and biculturalism. For example, too often managers are chosen for their abilities to speak the local language but someone can have a … Continue reading

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Is Humility A Universal Leadership Value Across Cultures ?


Humility in leadership can be defined as the ability to understand yourself and bring the best from other people. You must first know your talents and limitations, then recognize that you have to rely on others and empower them to … Continue reading

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How Intercultural Competence Drives Success in Global Virtual Teams


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders A study that shows intercultural competence as a factor in effectiveness of global virtual teams, and that building relationships, establishing structure, and having discipline are critical for success. Anne Egros‘s insight: To build a … Continue reading

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Perception of Time Value In America and Russia


Many managers working in multicultural teams or dealing with clients and business partners overseas have often little idea that conflicts could have underlying cultural differences. Time and its perceived value is one of those key cultural differences. We may measure time … Continue reading

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How Do You Develop Global Leaders ?


In the article ‘Global Mindset Secrets of Superstar Expats” published  by Thunderbird School of Global Management, the authors argue that immersing executives in different cultures does not produce effective global leaders as they often fail to learn how to deal with the … Continue reading

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