Leadership and People Managenent

Why I Would Want You to Trust Me

Dear manager, could you ever imagine trusting your employees that much as to hire them without any need to fire them again? Dear employee, what would it feel like having that amount of trust and safety in your workplace? In his very exciting Ted Talk leadership expert Simon Sinek suggests considering these questions, as he…

The Many Benefits of a Shared Language in Multinationals

Knowledge sharing is a critical activity when it comes to multinational enterprises (MNEs) and doing business across borders. In my previous blog posts I have already touched upon the importance of global employees as ‘linking pins’ between headquarters (HQ) and subsidiaries, discussed the required input of both, knowledge transmitters and receivers, and brought up the…

How do the Chinese and Africans mingle?

Chinese investments in Africa have been gaining pace since the turn of the century.  And Chinese people have immigrated onto the continent along with their investments. That much we knew. What I didn't know is that Africans are also migrating to China, according to articles in The Africa Report. One of them, called "People are…
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