Cultural Insights Blog - Joost Thissen
CULTURAL COLUMN. Strategies to deal with culture at work: to accommodate, to avoid, to dominate, to compromise or to synergies to overcome cultural challenges.
CULTURAL COLUMN – To benefit from cultural diversity, multicultural organisations invest in developing intercultural competence: it prevents staff turnover and communication breakdown.
FROM THE LITERATURE. Acculturation strategies applied to new migrants to societies and to culturally diverse staff in organisations.
CULTURAL COLUMN – Successful knowledge transfer across cultures will need to take culturally diverse learning styles across countries and cultures and personalities into consideration.
CULTURAL COLUMN – organisations need to invest in building and maintaining high levels of trust in cross cultural business as this correlates positively with innovation, competitive advantage, support for change and increased productivity.
CULTURAL COLUMN – Cultural competence development is a invaluable professional investment to understand the impact of culture on trust in effective global virtual teams.
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.