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>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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>Working Across Cultures – Milton Park Event

> Do you work at Milton Park or nearby in Oxfordshire?Do you travel and work abroad for Business?Do you work with people from different Cultures?If so we would like to invite you to a free lunchtime event that will be taking … 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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