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Happy New Year! New Year's and Calendars Around the World

Happy New Year! New Year's and Calendars Around the World | Bridging Distance and Differences | Scoop.it

Happy New Year!! Our greetings are sincere; we wish the best for our colleagues, partners, and friends. Intent is important. However, even the most sincere greetings, when unaccompanied by a broade...


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CTA wishes a Happy New Year to those who celebrate on January 1.  Here in Singapore, we also look forward to celebrating the upcoming Year of the Horse in early February.  

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Jenny Ebermann's curator insight, December 21, 2013 1:42 PM
If you are working with people from different cultural backgrounds, you would want to read this to know more about how they define a 'year'
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Website launched to assist expat professionals - Chinadaily USA

Website launched to assist expat professionals - Chinadaily USA | Bridging Distance and Differences | Scoop.it
Website launched to assist expat professionals Chinadaily USA The State Foreign Experts Affairs Administration's English-language website (http://en.safea.gov.cn), which promises to be a helpful service platform for foreign professionals, went...
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Abroad and confused - Your Expat Child

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Moving overseas is an adult's decision. Don't forget to explain everything fully to your children to help them settle and to avoid confusion and distress.
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Repatriation and the reality of going home - Your Expat Child

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Repatriation can be more difficult than expatriation. Returning home can cause reverse culture shock along with other problems. Help with repatriating.
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5 Tips for Cross-Cultural Communication

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Today’s business environment is vast; spanning multiple geographic locations and numerous cultures. This greater diversity increases the need for effect...

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Prof. Hankell's curator insight, October 1, 2013 7:01 AM

cross-cultural = combining, pertaining to, or contrasting two or more cultures or cultural groups...

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Why foreigners sound rude, or, Why linguistics makes you better at ...

Why foreigners sound rude, or, Why linguistics makes you better at ... | Bridging Distance and Differences | Scoop.it
Learning about these linguistic conventions can make us all better at intercultural communication, and help alleviate many of the common stereotypes of other cultures. References. Clancy, Patricia M., Sandra A.
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Being aware of these differences can improve your next international conference call.  

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Cross-Cultural Leadership: How to Avoid Making People Lose Face

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Kwaliteit opnieuw uitgevonden, Quality reinvented (leadershhip Cross-Cultural Leadership: How to Avoid Making People Lose Face ...
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How to deal with difference around the world

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Culture shock - it's real. Ways to cope with difference around the world.
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Giving Money to Child Beggars Is the Least Generous Thing a Tourist Can Do

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I still remember him vividly. He was a little boy, maybe 10 or 11 years old, who navigated the streets of New Delhi by lying, stomach-down, on an old skateboard, and pulling his body along with his arms.

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Dianne Hofner Saphiere's curator insight, October 1, 2013 12:07 PM

Living in Mexico, I know this first hand. Please, don't do it! Let's break the cycles of poverty and slavery in ways that work!