Competent support for foreign assignments and fast orientation while on location: the innovative assignment management tool reduces the complexity of relocation and facilitates communication and coordination between companies, their expatriates, and HR-managers during employee deployment. House-hunting and handling of legal formalities with public authorities becomes infinitely more simplistic and more transparent. With ICU NEXT DESTINATION, global managers are always one step ahead and arrive without a hitch.
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Many people may have heard about The Ugly American, the late 1950s novel and movie. These fictional works depicted a real problem: the failure of the US diplomatic corps in Southeast Asia, who were insensitive to local languages, cultures and customs. Their indifference led to disaster. Cultural insensitivity is not unique to one country, nor is it yet a thing of the past, and it can be extremely detrimental to companies with overseas operations. Laura Mitchelson of ICUnet Intercultural ... [mehr]
2019 started very exciting for European companies. In January, the forth mission of CUBE IN went to India. European SMEs active in the field of machine tools, coming from four different countries attended the IMTEX, profited from intercultural training and visited Indian companies.The first day started with the intercultural training about the diversity and traditions of India and its effects on the business world. Participants learned, that a “yes” I not always a “yes” and that personal ... [mehr]
On Tuesday, 5 February 2019, Chinese people all over the world are celebrating their most important Holiday: the Chinese New Year. 2019 is a Year of the Pig according to the Chinese zodiac, and it's an Earth Pig year.The Chinese ZodiacIn Chinese astrology, each year belongs to a Chinese zodiac animal according to the repeating 12-year cycle. Zodiac signs play an important part in Chinese culture, and can be used to determine your fortune for the year, marriage compatability, career fit, and ... [mehr]
In November, in the frame of the EAMSE funded project CUBE IN, icunet offered a unique chance to explore the Mexican market, its culture and its specifies to a group of European SMEs active in the solar sector.The aim of this journey was to show the foreign, but growing Mexican market to the participants, to establish contacts and to see Mexican innovation from a different cultural perspective.During the 6-day programme, participants could learn about cultural difference in the business world ... [mehr]
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