Are You Ready for Change?

Change management is important in companies today.

Changing times mean changing companies. With organizations gaining broader global reach, and with talent pools becoming ever more diverse, companies are looking at major changes in their employee bases, and how those employees are recruited and on-boarded. Diversity is a must in the modern business world. Still, whether a company is diversifying its employee base […]

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Tailoring Strategies to Each Generation

Generations at work

As companies look to maximize their business performance, they need focus first on their employees. That means attracting the right talent from the beginning, developing their staff once they bring them on, and coming up with strategies to keep them on board in the future. However, every company should make sure they tailor their recruiting, […]

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What are Diversity Councils?

Many organizations are creating diversity councils.

Diversity in the modern, globalized working world is the norm. Today, more and more companies are trying to find ways to diversify their employee bases to better represent the general population. After all, a diverse talent pool leads to more dynamic and creative teams that can better connect with partners and clientele. To create and […]

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Four Ways Great Leaders Can Be Great Coaches

Taking certain steps can help great leaders become great coaches.

Coaching employees is essential to making sure they feel valued. Leaders who coach their workforces are not only ensuring their employees have the skills they need to do their jobs, but are also showing that they are willing to invest in them, which has high payoffs. Indeed, employees who receive training and coaching from their […]

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Introducing the Six Levels of Culture

There are six levels of culture.

Over the past 25 years, TMC has developed unique solutions to help individuals, teams and organizations develop cultural competence. The most critical step has been to create an understanding of culture as the key process that allows groups to adjust to new environments or different conditions. The essence of cultural competence, as TMC defines it, […]

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Cross-Cultural Communication

Cross-cultural communication

Being able to communicate across cultures is an essential skill in today’s business world. However, it’s something that many leaders take for granted. But as business is above all built on relationships, successful and respectful communication is the cornerstone. Yet finding the best way to communicate with colleagues and partners can be daunting, considering the […]

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Driving Change Through Diversity

Diverse workforces are valuable for organizations and employees.

Diversity: It’s one of the core requirements of building a strong, effective and truly global workforce. Diverse workforces drive innovation and creation, and create value for companies with expanding customer bases. Think about it: What’s a better way to reach out to potential partners and customers in different countries, sectors and markets than by tapping […]

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The Definition of Culture

Understanding culture is imperative to understanding oneself.

There are many definitions of culture in the world, describing the different modes of expression and beliefs that unite a group. The Cultural Navigator’s definition of culture posits that it is the collective values, beliefs, attitudes and behaviors that are expected, rewarded and reinforced by and within a particular group. While the above is our […]

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Making the Executive Suite More Diverse

Diverse Organization

In many of the world’s developed economies, populations are increasingly diverse, and companies in these countries are changing, too. But while many organizations have female, multi-generational and multi-racial workers at the bottom and middle levels, the top positions are normally quite homogenous. However, even though there is still a “glass ceiling” blocking many women, young […]

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Leading Globally Dispersed Teams

diverse team meeting

Work teams are a crucial part of any international organization, as deliverables destined for diverse markets increasingly rely on the collaboration of groups of mixed-skill employees. In some respects, the global economy has redefined traditional team models to incorporate the dynamics of diverse employee groups. Yet in many companies, teams are distributed at sites around […]

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