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Cultural Intelligence and Performance Management

In the 1990s personnel departments started transforming into human …

Cultural Intelligence and Collaborating

Business functions on the premise that we work better with others. …

Culturally Intelligent Hybrid Working

2020 was the year of doing what we can to work virtually. 2021 was …

Cultural Intelligence at Work

Cultural intelligence is at the heart of everything we do at Countr…

Greetings across cultures

Around the world, there are many ways to greet a business counterpa…

Body language across cultures

Interpreting the non-verbal signals of business associates from dif…

The Myth of Monoculturalism

One of the most common reactions to a discussion about cultural awa…

Cultural stereotypes

Why do we make sweeping assumptions when it comes to dealing with o…

Negotiating across cultures

Successful negotiation in a cross-cultural environment requires agi…

Making a good impression in the USA

Time management, accountability and direct communication are all es…

14 Cultural Differences between the USA and Australia

While the USA and Australia may share a common language, understand…

What is Cultural Awareness Training?

During a CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) we…

How do different cultures approach decision making?

Decision making differs across cultures so it is important to under…

6 tips on how to develop cultural intelligence

There are various ways to develop cultural intelligence in you…

10 tips for doing business in Japan

Top 10 tips on Japanese business culture Here are 10 essential…