Fons Trompenaars is one of the world’s leading experts on cross-cultural communication and international management. Together with long-time collaborator Charles Hampden-Turner, Trompenaars developed a model of national cultures based on seven dimensions: universalism vs. particularism; individualism vs. collectivism; neutral vs. emotional; specific vs. diffuse; achievement vs. ascription; sequential vs. synchronic; and internal vs. external control.
The model, developed after extensive research across over 60 cultures and … [ Read more ]
Content: Multimedia Content | Authors: Des Dearlove, Fons Trompenaars | Source: Thinkers50 | Subjects: Organizational Behavior, People
How management thinkers from India are changing the face of American business.
Content: Article | Authors: Des Dearlove, Stuart Crainer | Source: Across the Board (ATB) | Subject: International
Just a few years ago, news that a CEO or senior executive was using a coach would have raised eyebrows in the boardroom. Now it is the height of corporate fashion to assign an executive coach to improve leaders’ management performance and/or overcome their personal development deficiencies.
Content: Article | Authors: Des Dearlove, Stuart Crainer | Source: strategy+business | Subjects: Miscellaneous, Personal Development
“Txt msgs bad 4 corp comms. Pls rd.” Confused? So are a lot of people. Here’s what happened to good business writing.
Content: Article | Authors: Des Dearlove, Stuart Crainer | Source: Across the Board (ATB) | Subjects: Miscellaneous, Personal Development
Silicon Valley still dominates the technology map, but European high-tech clusters are closing in.
Editor’s Note: aside from the main topic, this article offers a decent overview of the concept of technology clusters.
Content: Article | Author: Des Dearlove | Source: strategy+business | Subjects: Economics, International – Europe
INSEAD scholars W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne say the key to success isn’t about your company or industry. It’s about smart strategic moves.
Content: Article | Authors: Des Dearlove, Stuart Crainer | Source: Chief Executive | Subject: Strategy
At 1000 pages, the most comprehensive management book ever published bringing together the ideas of the best management thinkers in the world.
Content: Book | Authors: Des Dearlove, Stuart Crainer | Subjects: Management, Reference / Search
Is INSEAD the ultimate global b-school?
Content: Prospective MBA Content | Authors: Des Dearlove, Stuart Crainer | Source: Across the Board (ATB) | Subjects: Business School News, Choosing a Program