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What Business Needs to Know about Commonsense in Other Culture Workplaces: SELECTED BEST SOURCES

Here are some Best Sources about Commonsense in Other Culture Workplaces. THE GAP. I’ve been reading on this subject for a couple years. Seems to me there are few if any sources that directly address this subject as related to … Continue reading

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BAMBASSADORS

Dear BAMbassador, As a businessperson, YOUR experiences will modify the message. The message is full of you, the messenger The communicator’s personality and experiences modify the form of a message, says Donald K. Smith. In some sense the message of the gospel … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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“Mergers and Acquisitions” as a BAM Resource: Part 1

in this episode >>>> the PEAS IN A POD difference BAM practitioners and coaches can learn from Mergers and Acquisition globally. Most BAM start-ups are exactly THAT – a merger of two cultures. So it’s worth paying attention to issues … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Rid of so-called “Cross-Cultural” Business As Mission

Slam-Bam Sam (that was me) is making his way to the Shopping Centre right down the road, or so he thinks. I am standing at the bus stop, but the buses keep going the wrong direction – why? I am … Continue reading

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Adapt Business to Culture: An Important HBR Message

A commentary on New Business Models in Emerging Markets by Matthew Eyring, Mark W. Johnson and Hari Nair in the Jan-Feb 2011 Harvard Business Review. Please read the full text. WHY I LIKE IT 1 – Because it highlights that … Continue reading

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