Managing cultural differences

Accepting that your way isn’t objectively best for everyone can go a long way toward improving communication with your colleagues around the globe. Article Author: By Michael Rosenthal, Managing Partner, Consensus Q: Our company has an expanding global footprint, with offices throughout four continents. The disparity in cultures presents a series of challenges for our leaders. […]

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Talent development conversations done right

Individual leaders are in the best position to influence and develop talent — or shut it down. By having talent conversations, managers can give employees good reasons to be engaged, work effectively and build their skills. Importantly, a talent conversation is not done to someone but with someone. It is about building a relationship that […]

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Proctor and Gamble on merging company cultures

While working his way up from Hyderabad, India, to 1 Procter & Gamble Plaza in Cincinnati, Ohio, Moheet Nagrath came to understand culture well enough to look past it. “I’m pretty convinced that there are superficial differences in culture and communication and how people do things,” said the global human resources officer. “There’s an essence. When you […]

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