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Working Across Cultures: Who Will You Save?

Last week, I wrote about the benefits of multicultural top management teams when a company is operating in many countries. However, working such teams is challenging. 742 more words


Two National Conferences Coming Up on Interpreting Slavery at Historic Sites

If you’re interested in interpreting slavery, you’ll have a tough time choosing what to do this fall. At the same time that AASLH is holding its annual meeting in Detroit, Monticello and the Slave Dwelling Project are hosting outstanding national conferences. 254 more words

Historical Interpretation

Cultural Intelligence – Knowledge

Following from the Drive component of CQ I would like to reflect on the Knowledge (Cognitive) component.  CQ knowledge refers to your understanding of cultural similarities and differences; it includes knowledge of the values, norms and practices in different cultures settings.  409 more words

Cultural Intelligence

Selfie Saturday: Global Village

Hey, guys! 

So…surprise, surprise! I didn’t abandon this idea of mine – no, no; I was simply waiting for a worthy moment to use it for. 429 more words

Daily Blog

Two man-mindedness

Yesterday I suggested that cultivating the classical virtues of Temperance, Prudence, Fortitude and Justice might go a long way toward promoting peaceful co-existence between people. Today I’d like to promote another classical virtue; Ren. 200 more words

Personal Development

Cultural fit or should it be about alignment of vision and values?

I had originally entitled this as “Cultural fit vs cultural diversity: can both truths be held?” but after much prolonged thought and discussion, I don’t think that was the right question to ask. 128 more words


Do We Need Multicultural Teams?

While many companies are multinational, most of the top management teams (TMTs) in these companies are not. They tend to be dominated by executives with a connection to the home country of the company. 823 more words