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.

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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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