cross cultural trainingCross cultural training must be carefully tailored – those attending must feel safe to discuss elements of their culture and training materials and methods must be appropriate for learners in that culture.

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The Culture Lens

What aspects of a person’s workplace behaviour can be attributed to their culture? Lets take a look through the culture lens to understand the impact of a dominant culture Could it be that people of different cultures are essentially similar and their behaviour is influenced by organisational constraints [...]

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Culture Crimes and Cultural Lip Service

History is littered with examples of organisations that have underestimated the strength of cultural conditioning paying superficial lip service to cultural integration and these Culture Crimes have  resulted in failures in strategic alignment, communications and delays in execution of plans which impacts returns on investment. This story describes [...]

Stakeholder Engagement Strategy with Hindsight

There you were during the pre-project planning, identifying costs and time-scales  manpower requirements and scheduling activities that would lead to the successful and timely completion of the project. Sure, there were some conflicts and some areas of discomfort while scenario planning, forecasting identifying risks. Somebody asked about an engagement strategy [...]

Media Misdemeanours in the Middle East

While developing a competency framework for a large telecoms provider in the Middle East I was interviewing middle managers who occupied a range of roles. One manager was involved in marketing the organisations products and services. An aspect of our conversation focused upon advertising and the challenge of [...]

Leaning Transfer Developing Wings

For Khalid Al – Shammeri and the dream team in Kuwait  Three challenges confront designers of learning materials and those who deliver training.  Challenge one is linked to interest, how to turn on the learning machine and ensure that the learner is motivated to rehearse or apply the [...]

There is Value in Diversity Tap into it!

In today’s economy traditional barriers to trade are diminishing and for many companies international trade is essential to their growth and success. Rapid developments in technology have made new markets accessible; however, consumers continue to prefer to deal with a workforce representative with which they can identify and [...]

How performance can deteriorate

Amjad’s Story - How performance can deteriorate  It appeared to be an amazing opportunity at the time, I embraced it fully, enthusiastic, keen to develop, and willing to learn. Working with expatriates was different and presented some challenges, I was certain I could adapt and hoped that the expatriates [...]

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