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With OPPORTUNITY for ALL! BAM in the New American City!

Making THAT connection with new “Other-culture” people in American communities provides at least five opportunities: 1) opportunity to welcome the stranger 2) opportunity to create jobs, adding value to communities 3) opportunity to find innovation through new eyes 4) opportunity to share the … Continue reading

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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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Export Yourself: Be Superficial in the Other Culture

Don’t Export Yourself: Don’t Be Superficial in the Other Culture, or anywhere. I have made it my business to advise businesspeople what to do, beyond the cultural surfaces of bowing or shaking hands, as they embed themselves in communities where … Continue reading

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PART 2: “Mergers and Acquisitions” as a Resource for BAM

BAM Cross-Cultural start-ups are merging two cultures. BAM practitioners and coaches can learn from the insights of those engaged in Mergers and Acquisition globally. Culture: The Forgotten Link in M&A http://www.aperianglobal.com/culture-the-forgotten-link-in-ma/ suggests “8 ways to improve the performance of merging … Continue reading

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The Mango Mart Solar Cart BAM Bust

Early/mid-career Steve Aldoni left his position as a successful Vice-President at nationally-marketed Betta Doors. He wanted to make an innovative contribution in an impoverished urban area in West Africa. He had an idea: The Mango Mart Solar Cart (MMSC) The … Continue reading

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3-2-1 BAM! The Essentials

Business-As-Mission has three inseparable parts: 3. Business    2. Mission or spirituality    1.Culture THREE. See the 3 pieces in the Pie chart. BAM work is like three strands of DNA. Or a 3-strand rope woven together. The strength of BAM … Continue reading

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Salaam Mrs. Qureshi. Want to Buy a Used Garment?

Anybody can do this. Mrs. Qureshi is coming to collect her children from Hope-of-the-Community Primary School in the generic suburb of Anytown, Uniculture, Continent C. By chance, we have located our shop across the street from the school. She arrives … Continue reading

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