One clip. Two min.
This is how I explain the differences to Americans and Germans:
You lead a global organization. Its success is based on Americans and Germans collaborating. You need to understand the cultural drivers influencing that success. You and I will address those drivers.
Your management leads global teams. Their success is based on Americans and Germans collaborating. Management needs to understand the cultural drivers influencing success. We will address them via three questions: “Where do we differ in approaches? What problems, and opportunities, do the differences create? How do we get them to work for instead of against us? Method
Global teams are comprised of many Americans and Germans. Their success is based on collaboration. Colleagues need to understand the cultural drivers influencing collaboration. CI – cultureinfluences.com – explains the influence of cultural differences on their work. CI – Value
Cross-border collaboration is about how the work is done. These are the key tasks, in critical areas, where the organization must perform well. In carefully prepared workshops, I guide your management and subject area experts to an integrated approach to collaboration. Method