Monthly Archives: September 2011

>Working Abroad – Cultural Differences impact Mergers and Acquisitions

> According to a KPMG study, “83% of all mergers and acquisitions (M&As) failed to produce any benefit for the shareholders and over half actually destroyed value”. It was cited that the overwhelming cause for failure “was the people and … Continue reading

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>Virtual teams the new working abroad?

> The ‘rules of engagement’ for a virtual team:A virtual team has the potential to be a powerful resource within any organisation, but its complex dynamics mean that it must be structured with care to avoid misunderstandings and conflicts that … Continue reading

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