Manuela Marquis is an intercultural consultant focused on the future. Her work centres on helping leaders prepare for the fourth industrial revolution. Measurement helps to ensure that interventions like coaching achieve impact in the real world. Professional networks have played a big role in Manuela’s success, in a intercultural career which originated in delivering training in a highly-pressured, highly-diverse working environment.
Research by PriceWaterhouseCoopers shows a “Top Eight” of issues on the CEO agenda where intercultural skills can be the success factor unlocking business benefits. HR professionals who know how to design high-impact intercultural interventions can be the revenue-boosting heroes of their organisation.
Intercultural coach and trainer Béatrice Rivas Siedel shares her tips for trainers who are shifting from classroom training to remote sessions.
How can we take training participants’ instinctive reaction and curiosity and bring transferable understanding? Here are 12 aspects of culture that can bring that “ah-ha” moment of insight in intercultural training.
Techniques which succeeded in a monocultural working environment my fail when that environment becomes multicultural. The intercultural skills of a manager can help achieve results. Here’s how.
It is an amazing feeling when you are part of lively network that is truly global. Here’s what I learnt about making it as a Cultural Correspondent for CultureConnector when I coordinated Argonaut’s Cultural Correspondent community.
Diversity has grown but high-performing multi-cultural teams remain the competitive advantage of organisations with tools to build intercultural competence
Understanding the backgrounds of each team member can assist managers in the molding of an effective and collaborative work group.
How to take maximum benefit from experience of working across cultures. Let’s be honest. This stretch can feel painful. Intercultural experiences offer a unique platform for self-development. But experiencing other cultures does not automatically provoke positive learning. #intercultural
In my previous blog post I wrote about a nuclear power plant project in Northern Finland. I suggested that some of the delays and problems in this project arose from lack of knowledge of cultural differences between Northern and Latin Europe. So how can we avoid similar problems in future projects and achieve better results?…