Tag Archives: insider viewpoints

4 Steps to Actuated Cultural Knowledge

Actuated Cultural Knowledge We’re live in 4-3-2-1 . . . “When Jesus returns, will he be a Capitalist!?” There was a pause and I looked over at Justin, wondering whether to feel pity or to laugh. The 45-year-old Muslim man looked … 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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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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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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REVERSE

REVERSE THE VIEW The Other Culture’s Point of View of the Core 4 of Kingdom Business  In an Other-culture, to be respectable, business and work mirror the Other culture. “The business itself is the ministry” (Sharp). 4 Commonly Defined Characteristics of … 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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DANCES WITH MEN

The music was right and the time to dance had come upon the men. All 14 of them and me– well-bearded men in nondescript black street jackets, turbans and dark eyes. Like the English, London house-fronts stake a claim to … Continue reading

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