Leading a company’s marketing team is truly a balancing act. It often feels like we walk a tightrope between budgets and expectations, producing real-time results and planning for the future, building the right structure for today and for a year down the road. What’s more other department leaders may not even understand marketing basics, […]
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Recently I spoke with an American friend, Susan who survived the layoff rounds at her company to find herself now reporting to a manager in India. She is the first US-based person in her multinational company to report to an India-based boss and the experience has been a mix of positive and negative. On the […]
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The International Entrepreneur: Blending Company Cultures in Foreign Subsidiaries. Last week a business executive from a green technology firm lamented to me that his company had been purchased by a Swiss firm six months ago.
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Mainstream American Cultural Traits 4. Distinction between “work” and “play” bit.ly/274H1XB
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Mainstream American Cultural Traits 2. 2-fold judgment based on principle. bit.ly/274H1XB
Mainstream American Cultural Traits 1. A high value on “Material well-being”. bit.ly/274H1XB