Category Archives: cross-cultural communication

>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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>Cultural Issues – Mergers and Acquisitions

> Companies in Mercer Study “Very Concerned” about Top Talent Departure Only a small number of companies analyze cultural issues as part of their integration plans for mergers and acquisitions, according to feedback from global human resource leaders attending Mercer’s … Continue reading

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>Managing Global Virtual Teams

>Further to my last post on managing virtual teams I found some great information on wikibooks:http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Managing_Groups_and_Teams/How_Do_You_Manage_Global_Virtual_Teams%3F For bespoke cross-cultural training programs both online and face to face contact us @expatknowhow http://www.expatknowhow.com/menus/main.asp?PN=Contacthttp://www.expatknowhow.com/Follow us on twitter @expatknowhowor sign up to our Blog … Continue reading

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>Managing Virtual Teams – misunderstandings arising from cultural differences

>A new report from the Economist Intelligence Unit, Managing Virtual Teams: taking a more strategic approach, highlights the prevalence of virtual teams and the methods by which they are managed. The accompanying survey of over 400 executives from around the … Continue reading

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>Virtual Working Summit

>http://virtualworkingsummit.com/ Its already started but the first session was so great that I had to recommend this online summit to others who may work remotely or with International teams or those who may need to communicate with others using conference … Continue reading

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