Cross-cultural cooperation – 3 tipps for international projects

Cross-cultural!

“It will work out.” This is the maxim that companies often use to plan projects involving people from different countries, because they usually underestimate the cultural differences in the area of communication and cooperation.

 

After one or two years in a foreign country, emigrants are often surprised to discover that although I now live far away from home, my best friends, with whom I talk about my feelings, worries and hardships, are still my compatriots. But before emigrating, I made a firm resolution..: I don’t want to live in a German enclave, but I want to have personal relations with the people.
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Digitalization & Industry 4.0

June 07, 2017 | Taicang
Business Talk Digital Transformation & Industry 4.0

Recognizing opportunities and successfully overcoming challenges

Dear Reader,
nowadays, all over the global business world keywords referring to change are discussed and related “magic recipes“ are published. The so-called “Industry 4.0“ is all about: Digitalization, Transformation, VUCA, Globalization, Agile Leadership, Agile Teams, Scrum and Innovation. We will put these keywords under scrutiny and clarify how the development can be mastered successfully.

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Project Report: Culture Development

„Discovering and pro-actively designing business culture“

To meet tomorrow’s market requirements and striving for improvement and quality to be anchored with the company’s DNA, perfume manufacturer Mäurer & Wirtz started a thorough leadership and business culture development project.

Professionalisation of HR work

„When SMEs become global players“

Many SMEs have grown from small and medium-sized enterprises into high-tech companies and global players in recent years. Unfortunately, their personnel and organisational development often lags behind the development of the company as a whole, thus slowing their further growth.

European Award for Training, Consulting and Coaching 2016/2017

Dear Reader,

For the second year in a row, we are proud to announce that we have been awarded with the European Award for Training, Consulting and Coaching in bronze in the category “Major Companies and Corporations”.

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Intuition in the VUCA world

„Intuition in the VUCA world – challenge for leaders, facilitators and trainers“

The constant development of new technologies, high staff turnover rates and ever changing economic conditions are making it increasingly difficult for businesses to establish a strategy for long-lasting success and to make ‘the correct’ decisions.

Communication in Change Processes

„On the importance of communication in change processes“

How does change in an organisation actually start? And what role does communication play in this? Deficits in cooperation and management, challenging targets and performance pressure are just a few of many factors that make working life difficult.

Report: Shaping the future

„Shaping the future – Experiencing visions“

With the Phoenix Project, the ITT Industries Cannon plant in Weinstadt succeeded within two years to move from a difficult phase in the company with downsizing and fear of the future of the location to being distinguished with the Chairman’s Award for Operational Excellence.