Articles

Below are a selection of articles on cross-cultural and international themes. Please click on the links either for HTML text, to download a PDF or to be taken to our blog, as appropriate:

"Normal is crazy enough: four things you need to know about doing business with the Dutch" by Marianne Mol, published on our blog, May 2013

"Brave Cypriots tackle financial crisis head on; but what does the future hold for them?" by Kate Holroyd-Smith, published on our blog, April 2013

"Blossoming Russia" by Richard D. Lewis, published on our blog, February 2013

"Monochromatic and Polychromatic Cultures" by Richard D. Lewis, published on our blog, January 2013

"Civil War in Spain? Catalunya pulls back from the brink" by Sheila Profit, published on our blog, December 2012

"Going for Gold – reasons for the UK to celebrate!" by Caroline Lewis, published on our blog, November 2012

"Is there such a thing as the French Dream?" by Rebecca Penna, published on our blog, July 2012

"Establishing & Managing a Successful International Team: How To Deal With Diverse Business Cultures Around the World" by Richard D. Lewis, published on our blog, July 2012

"Panama – a Country in Transition" by Maarten Stal, published on our blog, June 2012

"The shifting social dynamics in modern India" by Anita Punamiya, published on our blog, April 2012

"Accidental Diplomacy: Australian-Japanese Relations" by Philip Porter, published on our blog, February 2012

"As the Dragon Leads..." by Maria Chow, published on our blog, January 2012

"US Optimism Remains—You Just Might Not Recognize It" by Tim Flood, Ph.D., published on our blog, November 2011

"It could never happen in Norway" by Veronica Biong, published on our blog, September 2011

"The Glory that was Greece" by Michael Gates, published on our blog, July 2011

"Letter from Aotearoa New Zealand" by Holona and Trish Lui, published on our blog, June 2011

"The English – in a class of their own" by Michael Gates, published on our blog, April 2011

"Long before the No Fly Zone, the US hit Gaddafiland hard" by Sir Eldon Griffiths, published on our blog, March 2011

"Egypt: Discontents of modernity, promise of antiquity" by Martin Králik, published on our blog, February 2011

"Cultural musings from a visit to North Korea" by Tim Cullen, published on our blog, January 2011

"The Chilean Miners – Culture & Team-work" by Michael Gates, published on our blog, November 2010

"The Cultural Commandments: Hungary" by Richard D. Lewis, published on our blog, October 2010

"The Islamic Republic won’t last forever. The Iranian Phoenix will be reborn" by Sir Eldon Griffiths, published on our blog, July 2010

"Jordan: a unique brand of hospitality" by Martin Králik, published on our blog, April 2010

"Unhappy valley: Kenya in 2010" by Sir Edward Clay, published on our blog, March 2010

"The Cultural Commandments: Germany" by Richard D. Lewis, published on our blog, February 2010

"France as a model?" by Jacques Méon, published on our blog, January 2010

"Malaysia: An 'open house' tradition" by Martin Králik, published on our blog, November 2009

"Customer Service, London style" by Nick Vertigans, published on our blog, November 2009

"A Country that Can" by Richard D. Lewis, published on our blog, October 2009

"Japan – why did it take them so long?" by Jacques Méon, published on our blog, September 2009

"The Czech Republic's place in Europe: A work in progress" by Martin Králik, published on our blog, August 2009

"Brazilians – Culture & Identity" by Howard Johnson, published on our blog, July 2009

"A United Europe" by Michael Gates, published on our blog, June 2009

"Finnish National Pride in an Open Society" by Nick Vertigans, published on our blog, June 2009

"One Million – and still counting…" by Richard D. Lewis, published on our blog, May 2009

"Thailand: An Empire that would be a Country" by Martin Králik, published on our blog, April 2009

"Indian Jugaad" by Michael Gates, published on our blog, March 2009

"The Possessive Apostrophe" by Richard D. Lewis, published on our blog, February 2009

"Culture and the Failures of our Time" by Martin Králik, published on our blog, February 2009

"China joins the ranks of damaged economies" by Jacques Méon, published on our blog, January 2009

"Culture and the Credit Crunch" by Michael Gates, published on our blog, January 2009

"Georgian on their mind" by Richard D. Lewis, published on our blog, December 2008

"Open Spaces and the Arabian Gulf" by Martin Kralik, published on our blog, November 2008

"Sarah Palin" by Michael Gates, published on our blog, September 2008

"German or Global?" by Michael Gates, published on our blog, July 2008

“Froggies” v. “les Rosbifs” by Richard D. Lewis, published on our blog, July 2008

"Stiff Upper Lip" by Michael Gates, published on our blog, May 2008

"Nestlé and Azerbaijan" by Michael Gates, published on our blog, May 2008

"Should we boycott the Beijing Olympic Games?" by Jacques Méon, published on our blog, April 2008

"Norwegian mountains / British history" by Michael Gates, published on our blog, April 2008

"The Decline and Fall of the Pax Americana" by Richard D. Lewis, published on our blog, April 2008

"President Nicolas Sarkozy's State Visit to England" by Jacques Méon, published on our blog, April 2008

"Tim Berners-Lee" by Michael Gates, published on our blog, March 2008

"McDonald's" by Michael Gates, published on our blog, March 2008

"Fair Play" by Michael Gates, published on our blog, March 2008

"Barack Obama" by Richard D. Lewis, published on our blog, March 2008

"Britishness" by Michael Gates, published on our blog, March 2008

"How to Handle Cultural Differences" by Michael Gates, published by Recruiter, February 2008

"Recruitment across Cultures" by Michael Gates, January 2008

"Anglo–Saxons - World’s Worst or Best Linguists?" by Richard D. Lewis, published at www.Telegraph.co.uk, November 2007

"Øredev Extended, a conference for decision makers within or connected to the information management field, in the Öresund region" contributed to by Michael Gates, November 2007

"Communicating Successfully across Cultures" by Michael Gates, published in The HR Director magazine, March 2007 - download PDF (208k)

"Leading across Cultures" by Richard D. Lewis and Michael Gates, published in The HR Director magazine, December 2006 - download PDF (1500k)

"Become a Culturally Competent Expat" by Michael Gates, published at www.Telegraph.co.uk, August 2006


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