The article I am linking to discusses the cultural values of Vietnam. While I don’t generally post articles about specific cultures, I found this one interesting since it explains a number of concepts and the historical influences that have participated in shaping the culture. […]
This article offers us an example of the important influence of cross-cultural education on professionals, in this case those who are still involved in their medical studies. Such experiences and learning broaden our perspectives and ultimately contribute to better science and health care.
Biomedicine grad […]
What does your body language mean? While we all have individual variations, we do make broad cultural assumptions based on body language.
This site has a series of photos with possible interpretations of what specific body postures and gestures may mean.There is also a recap […]
Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” – standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident – can affect testosterone and cortisol levels […]
No matter how big or small a business is, establishing good communication at work is crucial to strengthening the workforce and in fostering teamwork. But it’s almost inevitable for a company to encounter communication barriers. How do we simplify the flow of communication in […]
Cross-Cultural Teamwork Series
Cross-Cultural Teamwork is a series of training videos developed by TRIEC to demonstrate how cultural differences can impact team dynamics in a Canadian workplace and offers strategies for maximizing the contribution of all team members on a culturally diverse team.
In the video […]
This post about cultural traditions are lots of fun and informative (although I can’t guarantee what it says.)
49 Locals Tell You What You Absolutely Must Not Do In Their Home Countries
1. Denmark: Do not stand on or walk on our bike lanes. You’ll be […]