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Organisational Effectiveness and Cultural Differences

I wanted to share some key points from a recent article “Three Secrets of Organizational Effectiveness” by Newton and Davis. In their discussions around three management approaches – autonomy, purpose and recognition, they highlighted to me that what might work well in one part of the world might possibly have the opposite effect in another. 695 more words

Cultural Intelligence

Living by Giving through India (Ch. 4 - Indian Insight)

I arrive home late that night only to find the host brothers Saad & Fahad arriving much later. We spend the warm humid night under the breeze of the fan talking about our day and then we get onto discussing the details of  171 more words

Peter Sharp

I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends

Coming back to Paraguay after being in the states was no problem. I jumped right back into speaking Guarani, bargained my taxi ride from the airport, and felt like I was back in a very familiar place. 929 more words

Peace Corps Paraguay!

The Importance of FACE to the Chinese

No, this is not about how a person looks or Botox or face-lifting creams or hairstyles, or tanning salons, or the desire to have a rounder, paler moon face—the standard of beauty to most Chinese. 847 more words


And Still They Come to My Door … Uninvited

Carol A. Hand

My yard is fenced and gated, a strange thing for someone of Ojibwe ancestry, I know. But I’ve learned from past experiences – mine and that of my ancestors. 1,528 more words


Field Trip with my Korean Class & Night Fun!

So today I got up late, and missed breakfast haha. I ran to my Korean class, and big surprise, forgot my textbooks. I shared with a friend, before going on a small little field trip with my second female teacher into town. 863 more words

Camp Fulbright

M is for Mailbox

Last week we were subject to an act of “criminal mischief” which I might call “criminal damage” or just “vandalism” if I was in the UK. 498 more words

Cultural Differences