Tag Archives: business skill

The Lean Start-Up Door to Commonsense in the Other Culture

How is Lean Startup process like engaging in an Other culture? If you know “Lean Startup,” that sense of process should open the door to Other-culture commonsense. This blog entry is aimed at helping you have commonsense in an Other … Continue reading

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16 Problems with BAM in Other Cultures

We are about to destroy the Earth with (what we think is) “Western Capitalism sent from God.” A false integration of business and spirituality because the integration is American-style. Self-exportation: Terrence is an ace marketer for a major US Flooring Company and … Continue reading

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The Integrated Tamale Fruit Company in Ghana

The following paragraphs are from this month’s Harvard Business Review. As we consider BAM, we might learn from this pattern of business. How might something similar might be done on a smaller scale?  *********************** Consider the Integrated Tamale Fruit Company (ITFC), … Continue reading

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16 Questions on EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT and TASK COMPLETION in the Other Culture

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT and TASK COMPLETION in the Other Culture When it comes to EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT and TASK COMPLETION, is your Other-Culture business successful? To develop a winning workforce that produces, here are 16 questions that businesses and managers can consider! … 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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i/BAM — BAM 3 Ways

i/BAM — Business As Mission 3 Ways intend. Do you have the will? Do you have the skill? Do you see the need? Pray and work, adjust and adapt to the end ahead. Use what you have been given and … 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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