Leadership in an Other Culture

Ernest Grundling on “EDGE”

What does “edge” look like in a non-Western context?

In the previous blog, I proposed that we are prone to underestimating differences.

In this video (4 minutes), Grundling suggests that “age,” “relationship,” and “social structure” in a non-Western culture are considerations that, properly understood, will affect management style and success.

“Lack of cultural fit is the primary reason that mergers or acquisitions fail.” Aperian Global — http://www.aperianglobal.com/learning-solutions/team-effectiveness/mergers-and-acquisitions/

Attention within the BAM community to respected experts like Grundling may save the day.


About rbuddglobal

Towards Business As Mission becoming skilled culturally. Alongside West African colleagues who train workers to go cross-culturally. Learning, teaching, communicating, and being with others to make disciples for Jesus who welcomes all.
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