Culture Resource Centre

COLUMN: Lacking the Motivation to Learn about Cultural Differences

I did it my Way

I Did It My Way Last year we encountered two interesting cases within multinational organisations where both managers’ lack of motivation to learn about cultural different behaviour negatively impacted the effectiveness of their multicultural teams. First Case – Cultural Different Behaviour Explored In the first case we facilitated training for a group of managers responsible […]

COLUMN: Losing Face and Losing the Deal

Losing Face

A Dutch Project Director, working for an American company and based in Singapore, was more than ready for the upcoming team meeting. Her American colleague, a more senior Project Director had managed to avoid her over the past few days. The American had recently chosen to ignore serious ethical business protocols in order to win […]