Category Thriving in a new country
As Toyota top exec resigns following drug accusations, the company acknowledged that it did not do enough to help foreigners integrate into Japan. Toyota has three-quarters of its sales from overseas and about 80 percent of its 338,875 employees are outside Japan. Yet only two non-Japanese are board members. We agree with this article that […]
Cultural effectiveness is no longer mastering the language or memorising Do’s and Don’ts of a culture. It is in fact a mindset that allows you to be intuitive about what matters to others, what motivates them and why they do what they do even if it makes no sense to you at first.
Monika Chauhan -Stok, a Global Business Expert shares strategies for success when working across cultures.
Top tip from our founder Monika Stok,
“There are no right or wrong cultures – they are just different. To understand the why behind these differences is key to crossing cultures successfully.”
Moving to a new country/culture brings a new set of experiences – sometimes challenging, sometimes frustrating and sometimes exciting.