Cultural Insights Blog - Joost Thissen
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CULTURAL COLUMN – The way we perceive time is part of our cultural programming. Dealing with people at work who have a preference for a different approach to time can make us feel uneasy and frustrated.
CULTURAL COLUMN – The concept of ‘Face’ is differently understood across cultures. Being able to effectively practice ‘saving Face’ and raising people’s social standing and self worth seems to produce much better long-term business outcomes across cultures.
CULTURAL COLUMN – We need to identify the skills and competencies that make the difference between a translator and a culturally competent translator.
CULTURAL COLUMN – Cultural awareness is the first step in understanding how culture impacts behaviour, while cultural competence is required to close the culture gaps between culturally diverse people.