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.
IN THE NEWS – In this enlightening article, Diego Gilardoni shows that the relationship between the UK and the EU was always meant to be turbulent, and the fact that, for decades, the Brits have been a torn in the side of the European project reflects a distinct set of cultural values that is at odds with that of the big European powers such as Germany and France.
IN THE NEWS – Geert Hofstede, professor emeritus of Organizational Anthropology and International Management sadly passed away on 12 February 2020 at the age of 91.
CULTURAL COLUMN – Managers of culturally diverse teams need intercultural leadership skills to understand the differences in expectations from egalitarian and hierarchical cultures and the impact on preferred management style.