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Cross Cultural Project Challenges

A recent article that appeared in the Australian Media (ABC News 27 April 2019 ) reported on the issues facing the Australian Future Submarine Project which is a collaboration between Naval Group a French ship builder and Australian engineering teams. From the commencement of the project, issues arose in terms of communication, culture clashes and …

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Ageism

The results of a recent study showed a reduction in a number of biases particularly in terms of race and sexuality over the last 10 years (Project Implicit, Harvard University). It is refreshing to note that the level of awareness and behaviour is changing significantly for certain aspects of Diversity although I am also reminded …

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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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Communication Technology and Culture

How does culture impact the effectiveness of communication platforms and apps? One our Cultural Synergies staff members shared with me a recent article in BRW that reviewed a new app called BLRT. Her interest was piqued since it is an app that has been created with one of the key design requirements being the ability …

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