Last month there was a great article published in the Harvard Business Review Blog Network titled ‘Empathetic Negotiation Saved My Company’. The article explores a business agreement between an Indian supplier and a European trading…Read more
Bribery, cover-ups and corporate corruption are regularly exposed within multinational corporations the world over. Recent accusations against Leighton International, one of Australia’s biggest companies that operates in more than 20 countries, is yet another reminder…Read more
I have read a couple of articles lately – ‘The Rise Of Multicultural Managers’ by Yves Doz, ‘L’Oreal Masters Multiculturalism’ by Hae-Jung Hong and another article that discuss the many benefits that culturally intelligent leaders…Read more
The business case for CQ is: Open up new markets and provide for a deeper understanding of these markets Improve engagement with local staff Leverage local knowledge and expertise Improve innovation and creativity Reduce costs…Read more
Emotional intelligence (EQ) and Managerial Intelligence (MQ) have been well established as crucial for senior leaders. EQ and MQ are insufficient if your organisation is operating across borders, distance and multiple time zones. Cultural Intelligence…Read more
Cultural Synergies acknowledges the traditional Custodians of the land we work from and pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders, past, present and emerging, We recognise and respect the cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land, which continue to be important to Indigenous peoples across the world.