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Doing Business in the Middle East: Workplace Culture Across a Diverse Region

One of the major economic powerhouses in the world is the Middle East, a large, diverse and complex region. Read about doing business in such a diverse region.

The Cultural Navigator: A Powerful Tool for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

See how colleges and universities can use the Cultural Navigator and its powerful tools to fortify their curriculums and prepare their students for global success.

Diverse and Dispersed Teaming: What's Next?

Balancing productivity with authenticity

In today’s business world, borders of space and time around work processes, people management and knowledge transfer are disappearing. Multinational corporations are forced to not just cross, but also transcend, traditional socioeconomic and political boundaries in order to attract and retain people with the skills necessary to compete in the modern business environment, most recently termed the “gigabit age.” There is a predictive requirement for change in already-functioning diverse and dispersed teams so that they can compete in a changing and fast-paced business world.

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Preparing East Asian Undergraduates

Applying the Cultural Navigator® at a US University

From Knowing to Doing

Using the three concepts - andragogy, cultural sensitivity and action learning - is the best way to reach adult learners during a behavioral change initiative.

The Role Of Culture In Efficient Supply Chain Operations

A focus on both process and behavior is what makes great supply chains work

Accelerating Global Leadership Development

How the Cultural Orientations Approach™ provides a practical basis for accelerating the development of global leadership capabilities.

Double Click on Culture: Culturally Competent Millennials

Dr. Karen S Walch (Associate Professor – Thunderbird School of Global Management), utilizes a case study “Double Click on Culture” to demonstrate how cultural competence, combined with the Cultural Navigator® contributes to academic and business success.

One company’s journey to developing cultural competence

How a leading global software solutions company responded to the loss of a potential large customer opportunity. As a result of post mortem analysis, cultural mis-cues, cultural misunderstandings, and lack of cultural communication competence were determined to cause the loss.

PepsiCo International Case Study

PepsiCo International worked with TMC to manage change and build a globally inclusive organization.

Thunderbird Case Study

Thunderbird School of Global Management is using TMC’s Cultural Orientations Indicator® to help more than 1,200 students each year become global leaders.