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BAG OF HOT AIR

BAG OF HOT AIR American Blog-er: Blog of HotAir? American Bam-er: BAM of HotAir? Identify one cultural characteristic of Americans: ANALYZE STUFF We solve problems. We wax eloquent on all sorts of theories about why “what is” is the way … 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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“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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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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into The Cultural Encounter

A recent US Army Report* emphasizes getting it right in THE CULTURAL ENCOUNTER. The cultural encounter is an unfolding play that never happens quite the same way twice. This is good thought for any interaction (Hi Honey, I’m home . … Continue reading

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