Tag Archives: Russia

Where are you really from ? An Expat Perspective On Racism


I found the question in this article very interesting:   Is It Racist to Ask People Where They’re From? As an expat, I am asked all the time where are you really from ?  and I usually have different answers for different … Continue reading

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The “How Are You?” Culture Clash: Americans v.s. Russians


How Are You ? The answer Americans give, of course is, “Fine.” But when Russians hear this they think one of two things: (1) you’ve been granted a heavenly reprieve from the wearisome grind that all but defines the human … 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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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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Research Findings: The Value of Intercultural Skills in the Workplace


See on Scoop.it – Global Leaders Culture at Work: The value of intercultural skills in the workplace —A survey conducted by the British Council, Booz Allen Hamilton and Ipsos Public Affairs, of HR managers at 367 large employers…Posted on 2013/03/20 by Dianne Hofner Saphiere. See full article on blog.culturaldetective.com Intercultural skills … Continue reading

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Moscow Business Stories: Japanese Companies in Russia


See on Scoop.it – Life in Moscow From an Expat Perspective This article is an Interview with Takushi Seki,  the Director of Corporate Issues and Communications for CIS, Romania and the Adriatic region, Japan Tobacco International, Co-chairman of Japanese Business Club Correspondent: How can you characterize … Continue reading

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