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Leadership Training reinvented

Leadership Training reinvented

Leadership training has to be reinvented in order to be relevant for tomorrows leaders and managers. AI and automation are changing the leadership roles dramatically. Why do we need to reinvent leadership training? We need to reinvent the leadership training primarily...

United Airlines corporate culture – a patient to be examined

United Airlines corporate culture – a patient to be examined

The United Airlines corporate culture exposed When a Kentucky physician was dragged off a United Airlines plane it naturally created headlines around the world as it was an incomprehensible act, which didn't make sense to anybody. If it had been a violent passenger or...

Terror attack – The Dangerous side effect of Cultures

Terror attack – The Dangerous side effect of Cultures

  The tragic event in Paris here in France where 12 people were killed has of course drawn headlines around the world. Apart from condemning the act and showing support to the relatives of the killed people another thing is going on, which can become potentially...

Is Islam = Terrorism?

Is Islam = Terrorism?

Is Terrorism = Islam? Of course not It is easy to judge the terror attacks we have witnessed in Paris as a spin-off of radical islamism as all of the terrorists were muslims. I am writing this short article because I have worked with this subject for quite many years...

When we accept behaviour today we wouldn’t accept before

When we accept behaviour today we wouldn’t accept before

Why we accept behaviour we didn't accept before Unlike what we might initially think cultural values change over time. That is the truth for any culture - in fact no culture would be able to survice if it didn't adapt to the external environment all the time. When I...

Be Global in anything you do everywhere ​in the world

Be Global in anything you do everywhere ​in the world

It seems Hamlet is not alone with his whim. Born from a genius mind four centuries ago, it still holds true to describe one of the most difficult processes for any human being: Decision Making. It can be as complex as a multinational acquisition or as simple as what...

Changing Corporate Culture With Cultural Nudging

Changing Corporate Culture With Cultural Nudging

What is Cultural Nudging Cultural nudging is a concept where we can alter people's behaviour in a predictable way without forbidding them to choose other options. It is used a lot in architecture where you want people to move in a specific way and pace in a building....

There is one thing worse than bad leadership

There is one thing worse than bad leadership

We are good at reducing bad leadership Most leaders and managers are well aware that the quality of their performance has a huge influence on the people they manage or lead. This is also why organisational feedback systems are so valuable because they indicate how and...

The New Homeless

Home means protection, belonging, feelings of ownership, safety, and overall a place where everything is known. At home, we understand the way things work and the relationships among others. We learn from others (parents) or teach others (brothers and sisters, sons...

Dilemma 3: Are you corrupt?

Are you corrupt? Usually when you ask people if they are corrupt they will answer "No!". But the truth is that we can all end up being corrupt if the pressure on us is big enough. Will will not be proud of it, many will not speak about it and most people will feel a...

How much cultural Intelligence do you have?

How much cultural Intelligence do you have?

Look carefully at the image above. What do you pay attention to first, the different colours or the similar shapes? If you see the different colours first it means that you have a preference for looking for differences before you see similarities. If, however, you see...

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