Cultural Insights Blog
CULTURAL COLUMN – Successful knowledge transfer across cultures will; need to take the culturally diverse learning styles across countries/cultures and personalities into consideration.
CULTURAL COLUMN – Humour is culturally influenced and you better be aware of it before using your favourite joke. It might just cost you the deal…
CULTURAL COLUMN – International and multicultural organisations need to invest in building and maintaining high levels of trust in business as this correlates positively with innovation, competitive advantage, support for change and increased productivity.
CULTURAL COLUMN – Improved cultural awareness and understanding provides virtual team members with the ability to put in place a workable structure for their conference calls and design the appropriate communication practices that would be suitable to, and comfortable for all cultures involved in future calls.
CULTURAL COLUMN – Being culturally knowledgeable about what to expect and skilled in dealing with cultural different practices before you embark on international sales expeditions can help becoming successful and close more deals
CULTURAL COLUMN – Different cultures have very different ideas as to how rules, morals, and laws should be applied causing much cross-cultural surprise, confusion and frustration.
CULTURAL COLUMN – Insights into cultural differences cannot be summarised as a magic list of “Do’s and Don’ts”. It can actually cost you business and your integrity – often without your knowledge. Differences between cultures are often subtle but can have major consequences for business relationships.
CULTURAL COLUMN – Organisations and outsourcers who understand cultural differences and the impact on the work relationships by developing cultural competence of their staff are reaping the benefits.