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Renewable Energy and the Real Clash of Civilizations by John Mathews - The Globalist

Renewable Energy and the Real Clash of Civilizations by John Mathews - The Globalist | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
Which civilization will win and which will lose — the one based on fossil fuels or the one based on renewables?
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Innovation Excellence | Guided Divergence

Innovation Excellence | Guided Divergence | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
We’ve been sufficiently polluted by Lean and Six Sigma, and it’s time for them to go.
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Yes! Don't forget that cross-cultural competence REQUIRES diverging! As does innovation!

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Every Organization Needs Intercultural Competence

Every Organization Needs Intercultural Competence | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
Nearly every organization these days, even the smallest and most local, works with diverse customers, team members, vendors, and service providers. Cross-cultural competence, the ability to communi...
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Partnerships: 5 Tips for Turning Frustration into Innovation

Partnerships: 5 Tips for Turning Frustration into Innovation | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
I’ve recently heard from several colleagues and client organizations who are engaged in partnerships designed to harness the strength of complementary skills, experience and thinking. Their p...
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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 | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | 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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Think Globally, Act Locally - Diversity Executive

Think Globally, Act Locally - Diversity Executive | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
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Every Organization Needs Intercultural Competence — Free Offer

Every Organization Needs Intercultural Competence — Free Offer | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
Nearly every organization these days, even the smallest and most local, works with diverse customers, team members, vendors, and service providers. Cross-cultural competence, the ability to communi...
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10 Important Life Lessons You Learn From Living Abroad

10 Important Life Lessons You Learn From Living Abroad | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
Pulling up stakes and moving across borders can be exciting, embarrassing and unexpectedly educational. Whitney Cox writes about ten lessons learned from life in a new country.
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A conversation that translates - FT.com

A conversation that translates - FT.com | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
Risk is a risky word. Already prone to misinterpretation among people who share a language and a culture, the difficulties multiply dangerously when it moves across borders.
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Global Edge: Terrific resource

Global Edge: Terrific resource | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
Are you familiar with GlobalEdge? Funded in part by the USA Department of Education, the project provides free, centrally located international data from a variety of sources. The Global Insights s...
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Cultural Detective Online: Virtual Coach for Expats and Business Travelers

Cultural Detective Online: Virtual Coach for Expats and Business Travelers | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
You’ve already told us Cultural Detective is fabulous. That it’s helped your team achieve its deliverables. That it’s rocketed your performance to new levels. That’s why we ...
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The Value of Cultural Competence - Updates in the Area of Human ...

The Value of Cultural Competence - Updates in the Area of Human ... | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
Exposure to new cultures and to multicultural social networks and teams is more likely to have positive consequences if those involved have been properly trained to understand and appreciate fundamental cultural differences and values that ...
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61 Behavioral Biases That Screw Up The Way You Think

61 Behavioral Biases That Screw Up The Way You Think | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it

EXCELLENT summary of the most common biases, though obviously rather overwhelming.

 

 

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Success? It's All in How We Gauge It...

Success? It's All in How We Gauge It... | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
This is a story, or perhaps, more correctly, a cautionary tale, about a very successful expatriate and the highly respected, much-envied western company for which he worked. It is a story that made...
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The Cult of Three Cultures

The Cult of Three Cultures | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
The sum of operational, executive, and engineering cultures is greater than the corporate whole.
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Resource Review: GDI Benchmarks

Resource Review: GDI Benchmarks | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
We tend to get a lot of phone calls asking us to recommend a cross-cultural assessment instrument. Usually I ask what  seems to me a very logical question: “What is it you are trying to asses...
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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 | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
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Want Innovation? Diversify Thinking - Diversity Executive

Want Innovation? Diversify Thinking - Diversity Executive | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
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White Wolf: Peru Passes Monumental Ten Year Ban on Genetically Engineered Foods

White Wolf: Peru Passes Monumental Ten Year Ban on Genetically Engineered Foods | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it

Peru passes monumental ten year ban on GMO foods

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Diversity as Big as the Universe

Yes! MANY reasons why we need diversity, all in one article.

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Cultural Appropriation — A Cultural “EF”ective Story

Cultural Appropriation — A Cultural “EF”ective Story | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
I want to share with you a very exciting “Cultural Effective” that has just come to my attention. It is a wonderful story that shows the power of saying our truth, listening with heart,...
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The Case of Who’s in Charge: Whose language will we speak?

The Case of Who’s in Charge: Whose language will we speak? | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
Or: “How to lose a US$1 million investment in less than an hour.” Cultural Detective and the Case of Who’s in Charge This case takes place in one of the world’s largest comp...
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Diversity and Attrition in the Global Executive Suite

Diversity and Attrition in the Global Executive Suite | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
A major global corporation lost a 25-year senior executive at the prime of her career. She explained in her exit interview, “The corporate culture here is too parochial and I am tired of figh...
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Becoming Bi-Cultural Makes You More Creative

Becoming Bi-Cultural Makes You More Creative | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it

The value of living in more than one culture. Be sure to check out Cultural Detective Blended Culture and Cultural Detective Bridging Cultures:

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World Class Customer Service: Has Latin America Gotten There Yet? | Nearshore Americas

World Class Customer Service: Has Latin America Gotten There Yet? | Nearshore Americas | Global Business & Organization Development: an Intercultural Perspective | Scoop.it
Latin America should take advantage of its rich cultural variety By Maryori Vivas Latin America has become a protagonist in the new world scenario.
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