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    Strategy Execution: A Short Checklist that Helps

    Strategy execution is a key topic on the agenda of Boards and Executive Committees. The increased focus by senior leadership on strategy execution is a good thing. If you’re not good at it, you can get into trouble. Read more …

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    Why Collaboration Is a Top Concern for Every Leader

    A lack of cross-organizational collaboration can seriously hinder a company to execute its strategy successfully. How to make sure your organization is fast and flexible enough, that people and units align and combine their efforts quickly enough, that results are achieved? Read more about how to improve collaboration …

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    How Successful Cross-Cultural Leaders Work

    Find here Your Personal Guide to How Successful Cross-Cultural Leaders Work: The Cross-Cultural Compass.

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    Leading Multinational Companies: Three Significant Changes in the Role of Senior Leaders

    In working with multinational companies we see three specific changes that affect the role of senior leaders. Three changes that require special attention and sometimes even a fundamental mind shift. Read more …

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    Post Merger Integration: Cultural Alignment is a Prerequisite for Value Creation

    Post Merger Integration research over the past 15 years has shown that a great deal of mergers and acquisitions did not yield the desired value. Many surveys mention insufficient attention to the people and cultural aspects of the integration as one of the main causes of failure. Overlooking or underestimating the effect of cultural differences can seriously hinder the integration process and can destroy value. Read more …

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    Leading Change: What does Change mean to You?

    You find two kinds of leaders, those who lead change as a continuous learning and improvement experience versus those who do not … yet. And their mental models are reflected in the successes people achieve. Read more …

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    Cross-Cultural Leadership: How to Build Mutual Trust?

    Many companies operate in globalized markets, and leaders have to deal with cross-cultural differences. How do successful leaders create effective collaboration across organizations between members from different cultures? Read More …

Leading Complex Change

Leading Complex Change

We Help You Accelerate Strategy Execution: Change has become a constant factor for organizations. Technological innovation is evolving faster than ever, market places are continuously changing, new generations are entering the workplace, globalization is all around us. All this creates…

Cross-Cultural Leadership

Cross-Cultural Leadership

We Boost Your Cross-Cultural Effectiveness: For leaders of today’s and tomorrow’s businesses the ability to build successful collaboration across cultures is a crucial competency. Dealing successfully with cross-cultural differences saves your company time and money. How to create effective collaboration…

Post Merger Integration

Post Merger Integration

We Build Commitment and Alignment Across Companies: Many companies are dealing or will be dealing with mergers and acquisitions in the coming years. Changes in marketplaces and a shifting balance between East and West will have a significant impact on…

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What Western Business Leaders Learn in China

The Chinese learn from us more quickly than we learn from them. Let’s reverse the situation, and use working with Chinese people to our advantage. Jack Ma founder and chairman of the successful Alibaba Group, discovered the power of e-commerce…

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East and West Perceive Authority Differently. And It Affects Your Cross-Cultural Team

When working with cross-cultural teams, especially teams where East meets West, team members can have very different perceptions of authority. Are you aware that these different perceptions affect the functioning of your team, and your role as a business leader?…

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5 Unusual Statements that Reveal how Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Thinks

What is your first thought when you hear the name Jack Ma? The king of e- and mobile commerce? The richest man in China? How did the founder and chairman of the Alibaba Group (Alibaba’s recent IPO was the largest in world history) build his success, and that of the countless people using Alibaba’s trading platforms? What lessons does he want to share?

Cover of e-book The Cross-Cultural Compass presented on iPad and iPhone with picture of a compass.

How Successful Cross-Cultural Leaders Work

Find here Your Personal Guide to How Successful Cross-Cultural Leaders Work: The Cross-Cultural Compass.

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