Welcome! My name is Joost Thissen and I am an Interculturalist. Here I share columns and insights for those of us who work in culturally diverse and global workplaces.
IN THE NEWS – In this enlightening article, Diego Gilardoni shows that the relationship between the UK and the EU was always meant to be turbulent, and the fact that, for decades, the Brits have been a torn in the side of the European project reflects a distinct set of cultural values that is at odds with that of the big European powers such as Germany and France.
IN THE NEWS – Geert Hofstede, professor emeritus of Organizational Anthropology and International Management sadly passed away on 12 February 2020 at the age of 91.