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Satiate your inner Culture Vulture with regular news and posts about cultural awareness, doing business abroad, working in a multicultural environment, HR diversity and global mobility.

Adapting Training & Learning for a Global Workforce

Adapting Training & Learning for a Global Workforce

One of the effects of globalisation is that global brands and companies with international ambitions must be spread themselves geographically.

Employing a global workforce is essential in today’s hypercompetitive marketplace.

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Emerging Markets drive growth in Retail and Luxury Goods Sector

Emerging Markets drive growth in Retail and Luxury Goods Sector

Good news. The European luxury goods sector will continue to grow over the next five years thanks to emerging markets. So what does this mean in terms of business, language, culture and translation? How can luxury brands capitalise?

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Gamification and Cultural Differences

Gamification and Cultural Differences
Playing games at work? From the work floor to education, gamification is becoming more and more common in a lot of areas. But the practice isn’t as straightforward as it seems: cultural differences prevent game developers from distributing one single game for different countries. Want to know what should be done to these games to cross the globe? 
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Cultural tips on Export to Japan and China

Cultural tips on Export to Japan and China

Do you export? AstraZeneca's Stuart Anderson offers some insights into the importance of understanding and adapting to the local culture in order to maximise success.

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Three-steps: Marketing to the Hispanic and Latino community

Three-steps: Marketing to the Hispanic and Latino community
Targeting the Hispanic and Latino community? Learn how language and cultural differences could impact a marketing campaign.

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German and Afghan military go all out on Cultural Sensitivity

German and Afghan military go all out on Cultural Sensitivity
News round-up! See why German soldiers are receiving cultural sensitivity training and how Amazon conquered China. All news hot off the press!

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