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.
CULTURAL COLUMN – Recognising that staff, clients or partners might differ in skin colour, race, religion, accents and language fluency is not enough information on which to design an effective intercultural training program.
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CULTURAL COLUMN – To benefit from cultural diversity, multicultural organisations invest in developing intercultural competence: it prevents staff turnover and communication breakdown.
CULTURAL COLUMN – People rarely realise that culture impacts preferred action and time systems and this guides perceived efficient behaviour across cultures.