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Posted on February 13, 2019

Celebrating the opening of our Australasian office

Today we officially opened our office in Australasia headed by David Morley. To mark the occasion an invitation only event took place at the centre of Sydney with guests invited from a range of...
Posted on January 24, 2019

National Culture and Organisational Culture - how are they different?

One very common source of confusion is the relationship between National Culture and Organisational Culture. Because Professor Hofstede's definition of culture, the programming of the human mind by...
Posted on December 11, 2018

What do we mean by "culture"?

  Culture is one of those words that carry a number of meanings. Professor Geert Hofstede defines it as: The programming of the human mind by which one group of people distinguishes itself from...
Posted on December 10, 2018

The strongest in Finland, Suomen vahvimmat certification

 We are delighted to announce that Hofstede Insights (headquarter in Helsinki, Finland) was awarded the very prestigious “The Strongest in Finland” or “Suomen Vahvimmat” certification by Suomen...
Posted on December 07, 2018

Ponte Valle partners with Hofstede Insights to Extablish Hofstede Insights Australasia

We are thrilled to announce that Hofstede Insights and Ponte Valle have partnered to establish Hofstede Insights Australasia.
Posted on November 23, 2018

Doing Business in Nigeria

Last week, Okey Okere - Country manager/CEO of Hofstede Insights Nigeria - introduced a captive audience of SME employees and managers to doing business on the African continent generally, and...
Posted on November 06, 2018

Stanton Chase Middle East Partners with Hofstede Insights to establish Hofstede Insights MENA

Hofstede Insights and Stanton Chase Middle East Partners to establish Hofstede Insights MENA
Posted on October 30, 2018

The Hidden Customer #TheCultureFactor 2018

During her intervention at #TheCultureFactor 2018, Lalita Lee, Senior Consultant in Customer Experience & Business Transformation at MIDA shared some insights on one of the biggest assets of brands...
Posted on October 24, 2018

Country Insights: Finding Attracting and Retaining Employees in India

This document is an extract from the CUBE IN document Finding, Attracting and Retaining employees in India. Read the integral text after at the link
Posted on October 17, 2018

#TheCultureFactor2018 Recap

What is the impact of cultural differences on global companies’ brands? Many interesting answers came from the international conference "The Power of Culture-Led Brands", organized...
Posted on August 10, 2018

Conference #TheCultureFactor 2018

We are delighted to announce that the Culture Factor2018 will take place in Milan Italy.
Posted on July 19, 2018

CUBE IN Webinar: Negotiating Across Cultures

Adapting to local styles of doing business is often the difference between success and failure. In this webinar, Jean-Pierre Coene and Marc Jacobs author of the book Negotiate like a local, will give...
Posted on June 15, 2018

Ask an Expert: 6 signs that your organisational culture is not working?

"Are there any telltale signs that an organisational culture is not working? And what can you do about it?" Question sent by Mohad A. and answered by our expert George Lupascu Pruna.
Posted on May 17, 2018

How companies with a multicultural workforce make for a better Suomi 100?

In 2016, the Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce started the Chamber of Multicultural Enterprises (COME) -project as a part of the At Work in Finland project, funded by the European Social Fund and...
Posted on May 11, 2018

Ask an Expert: What is the Perfect Organisational Culture

Hi George, we hear a lot about the culture of Google and Apple and Facebook (up until a few weeks ago:-)) I always wondered if there is a perfect Organisational Culture? Question sent by Beatrice J....
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