Characteristics of Culture

As one might expect, all cultures must share several characteristics if “culture” is to be differentiated from other forms of behavior. These similarities between all cultures are surprisingly few. The ultimate goal of cultural anthropology is to determine which characteristics all cultures share in common. Society Firstly, all culture must take place through a medium…

The Use of a Cultural Inventory in Global Leadership Training

Summary This interactive session at the Leadership without Borders: Developing Global Leaders conference in April 2001 focused on leadership training in a multicultural context. The specific inventory discussed, the Culture in the Workplace Questionnaire™, was also provided to participants in the conference online on six computers made available in the Cybercafé. Some of the participants…

Renaissance Leadership

The 21st century requires people who are well-grounded and have multiple intelligences. A keen intellect or the ability to manage metrics is not enough. To provide products and services, you have to know how to attract and retain the very best employees across four generations of workers, to dialogue effectively with others, and to bring…