Best Practices in International Assignee Cross Cultural Training

Last week GDI President Neal Goodman was honored with an invitation to speak at the 2011 FIGT (Families in Global Transition) Conference on Best Practices in International Assignee Cross Cultural Training and Expat Support. In this very interactive session, we shared and examined the latest best practices that contribute to a successful cross-cultural/expat training program.  … More Best Practices in International Assignee Cross Cultural Training

Why is Cultural Intelligence Critical for an Intercultural Team?

One of the most common challenges intercultural teams face is lack of trust resulting from a misunderstanding, even when all parties had the best of intentions. There are numerous factors that contribute to intercultural miscommunication and the challenges of doing business globally.  One of the most frequent relates to the level of context in which the respective cultures typically … More Why is Cultural Intelligence Critical for an Intercultural Team?