Tag Archives: Globalization

The Expat Executive Dilemma: Multiple Bosses From Different Cultures


With the globalization more companies will adopt the matrix organization model and so it is not rare to have more than three to seven direct supervisors as described by Amy Galo in her article “Managing Multiple Bosses“. She also gave … Continue reading

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What Skills To Look For Hiring Global Executives ?


The most difficult challenge for an expat executive like a country general manager is to be able to find congruence between various opposite interests in a highly complex environment (see picture above). The expat executive must be able to deal … Continue reading

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Do You Work Too Hard ? Some Cultural Perspectives


Do you think that the number of hours you spend at work is related to well-being , happiness and better health ? I came across an article from us.cnn.com comparing the number of hours spent on work and well-being, putting in … Continue reading

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Is It The End Of Expat Executives ?


International HR management is changing and it is not in favor of sending more expatriates. This new trend seems to go faster than International HR management (IHRM) experts predicted. In 2010 most global companies thought that there were not enough … Continue reading

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The Future Of Machine Translation


In the second part of his look at the US military and language learning, The World\’s writer Alex Gallafent, reports on efforts to develop automated translation devices for US soldiers to use in the field instead of human interpreters. In this … Continue reading

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What To Learn From A Brand That Is Trusted Globally?


Why Paying a coffee at Starbucks 3$ while you could get a good coffee at your local Deli or coffee shop for 99 cts? This is not only the taste, price does not matter because you don’t drink coffee,  it … Continue reading

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Social Media Usage Across Cultures


[tweetmeme source=”AnneEgros”] With the globalization we have seen an increase of usage of social media everywhere. According to Nielsen research (January 2010), global consumers spent more than five and half hours per month on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter … Continue reading

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