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 – To benefit from cultural diversity, multicultural organisations invest in developing intercultural competence: it prevents staff turnover and communication breakdown.
FROM THE LITERATURE. The MBI Model’s ability to help leverage cultural differences for better decision-making and increased performance.
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.