Crosscultural Skills

In an international setting, communication and behaviour patterns may differ hugely, but in a very subtle way. With crosscultural skills or intercultural competencies, you are able to deal more effectively with partners from around the world.

crosscultural skills

How Culture Works In Global Business

It is culture that influences our everyday life in many ways and this becomes especially noticeable in international business.

intercultural competence

What Is Intercultural Competence?

The way to intercultural competence can be illustrated in three steps: cultural awareness, cultural knowledge and application.

cultural intelligence

Cultural Intelligence - Have You Heard Of It?

You are probably pretty familiar with IQ and EQ by now, right? But what about CQ – Cultural Quotient – Cultural Intelligence?

workplace hierarchy

How To Find Your Place In The Workplace Hierarchy?

Where is your place at the new place abroad? Have a look at the power distance index of your target country first!

smiling culture shock living abroad

Do You Need A Reason To Smile?

Reasons for smiling, when and where it is appropriate or expected to smile, what it can express are all factors that vary across cultures.

intercultural elearning courses

5 Proven Reasons For Intercultural eLearning Courses

Why intercultural eLearning courses have become hugely popular with people climbing up the career ladder.

cultural dimensions

How To Decode Cultures

There are a number of models that try to make cultural peculiarities comparable.

Crosscultural business communication

Crosscultural Business Communication

Connecting with other people at the workplace is always a challenge when you start at a new job, and with global workplaces it gets even trickier.

time concepts

Different Time Concepts In Global Business

The sense of time and the pace of work vary from country to country. What role play the different concepts of time in international cooperations?

uncertainty avoidance

How Much Risk Are Partners Willing To Take?

In international business, it’s really important whether partners’ views on risk taking are similar or not.

soft skills

Are They Really Soft Skills?

As for the global world, I would say that soft skills and crosscultural skills are the core skills for living a contented, healthy and successful life.