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Posted on March 06, 2018

Cube in Webinar - Doing Business in India

A fast developing economy, a growing middle class and a very young workforce in India has made global businesses vie for a piece of the Indian pie. However, for these very reasons, India can be a...
Posted on March 01, 2018

Ask an Expert: How to close a deal.

How do you close a deal when your counterpart doesn't have the power to make the final decision, but you can't get to meet the decision maker in person?   Question sent by Derek and answered by our...
Posted on February 26, 2018

Webinar: How to manage across cultures: Cultural Intelligence as the key to success

This webinar explores Cultural Intelligence as a critical mindset and skill set for managing across cultures. We will discuss how to master three aspects of being a culturally intelligent global...
Posted on February 16, 2018


Launched in 2017 the #MultiCultCo (Successful Multicultural Company competition) aims to recognise organisations that have:
Posted on February 05, 2018

Ask an Expert: Learn the language or not in Russia

Question sent by Erik and answered by our expert Pia Kähärä.
Posted on January 19, 2018

The making of a Successful Multicultural Company-JS Suomi

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Posted on January 16, 2018

Ask an Expert: Doing business in Russia

Question sent by Olivia and answered by our expert, Pia Kähärä.
Posted on January 12, 2018

The making of a Successful Multicultural Company-Huone

Posted on January 08, 2018

Ask an Expert: Smile in Russia

Question sent by Alice and answered by our expert Pia Kähärä.
Posted on December 23, 2017

Thank you for a great year!

2017 has been an eventful year for us here at Hofstede Insights. We started the year as two separate entities: itim International focused on our Intercultural Management and Organisational Culture...
Posted on November 29, 2017

Discover the "CUBE IN" platform

The European Commission and EASME, its executive agency for SMEs, awarded Hofstede Insights and 2 partners the tender to help European SMEs overcome cultural barriers to internationalisation. After...
Posted on October 31, 2017

Hofstede Insights and Careernomics.com form a strategic partnership

Hofstede Insights, the global leader in research based culture management, and Careernomics.com, an expert on helping students gain insights into the recruiting market and access the right career...
Posted on October 20, 2017

The Impact of Culture on M&A Webinar Video

What does culture have to do with M&As? We are told that mergers and acquisitions are often less successful than anticipated. One of the reasons given for such failures is a cultural mismatch between...
Posted on October 12, 2017

The Hofstede multi-focus model Webinar recording.

We hold free introduction webinars each month, if you've missed the webinar last Tuesday, you can watch it today or register for the next webinar
Posted on October 12, 2017

Gert Jan Hofstede and Bart Somers - A philosophical dialogue on diversity and innovation

On 29th September at the IBM Benelux head office in Amsterdam, intercultural management and organisational culture experts from around the world gathered at #theculturefactor conference.