The Role of Culture in Globalization and Employment

21/06/2017

Globalization requires special skills in dealing with the innovators and employees.  Excerpt:

Common practices make collaborating globally far easier. And they can be a source of competitive advantage. But our research shows that wise leaders focus on the intent of the practice, not the specifics, and encourage adaptation and experimentation to ensure that the practice achieves the desired benefits. Companies that get this right are likely to find that their people are more effective and happier at work. And ultimately, giving employees the space to experiment in this way allows them to come up with new innovations that can be shared elsewhere.

Read more in Research: Why Best Practices Don’t Translate Across Cultures at  https://hbr.org/2016/06/research-why-best-practices-dont-translate-across-cultures


ELT: 25 Idiomatic Expressions for Typical Workday Scenarios

17/05/2017

How to “talk the talk”:  https://www.freelancer.com/community/articles/25-idiomatic-expressions-for-typical-workday-scenarios


Preparing Your Students for Work and Interviews in the USA? What do You Need to Tell Them?

24/04/2017

Culturally, there are huge differences on how different countries conduct their interview process. Preparing your students is important.  Read One Thing You Must Know Before Your Job Interview with American Companies  at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/one-thing-you-must-know-before-your-job-interview-rebuffet-broadus to learn more


Number of Hispanic-Serving Colleges Grows

19/04/2017

Readmore at https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2017/04/19/number-hispanic-serving-colleges-grows?utm_source=Inside+Higher+Ed&utm_campaign=791360b573-DNU20170419&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_1fcbc04421-791360b573-223167133&mc_cid=791360b573&mc_eid=ed054a5cba


A High School’s Lesson For Helping English Language Learners Get To College

27/03/2017

An NPR Podcast:  http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/03/25/520848889/a-high-schools-lesson-for-helping-english-language-learners-get-to-college


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