Category Archives: Cross cultural training

Cultural Chameleons

We all know people who are what I term ‘cultural chameleons’, they adjust to pretty much any new cultural environment quickly and with ease. Whether they’re traveling in a work or leisure capacity, or even if they’re in their home environment mixing with people from diverse cultural backgrounds, they know how to communicate at a …

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Global Work Attitudes

‘Decoding Talent’ is a recent study conducted by The Boston Consulting Group on the global workforce of today. It is an interesting study in terms of decoding and understanding the emerging global attitudes toward work and a global overview of what makes for a contented employee. Over 200,000 people from 189 countries participated in the …

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Cultural Intelligence – Sharing Stories

It is useful to take a moment to reflect on the CQ success stories and consider what the key principle and techniques were that led to some positive outcomes; and to consider those not so successful outcomes and learn from them. Rather than always reinventing the wheel we would do well to examine how other …

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Asian Expatriates

Spend 10 minutes doing an Internet search for information around Chinese or Indian expatriates and your searches will respond with Western expatriates living in China and India. While there are a lot studies and statistics around the experiences of European, American and North American expats, there is very little around the experiences of Asian expatriates …

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