Our year at Global Integration has kicked off to a great start. Early each year, our senior consultants meet to share learnings from the previous year and kick off the coming one. This year that meeting has been happening this week. Whilst CEO Kevan Hall had a carefully planned, business focussed agenda, none of us […]
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Each month, we try to round up the dates that are going to affect people working globally and cross culturally in the coming month. We’ll be blogging about these further in the New Year, but if you’re working on an kind of international project, you might be glad of a little notice that January 27 […]
Our consultants and office staff are mainly taking some time with their families and friends between now and the New Year. We will, of course, have telephone and check our emails. May we wish everyone the happiest time of year, no matter what they are doing, and wish you health, wealth and happiness for 2014, […]
Many of our customers will know Caroline Blair, the efficient human dynamo behind our accounts, and often the person responsible for getting our learner logs printed and dispatched to training courses on time. Her ‘five minutes of fame’ has come, and you can see her in this charity video of FairyTale in New York which […]
Building on the success of the one day workshops held in 2013, the one day matrix workshop is back! Hall and Campbell, experts in the matrix organization and its management, are again delivering their one day course at Ashridge Business School, on 30 January 2014 and 17 June 2014. Most organizations have some form of matrix management […]
I know, I know. it’s Tuesday, not Monday. But getting the best of the articles on two books together for you was taking a time, but it’s been worth it. Are rather than wait for next week, you can have it now. The two books are: Making the Matrix work: How Matrix Managers Engage People […]
I owe my colleagues an apology. Earlier this week I tweeted at a colleague from our corporate account, @GlobalInteg, , saying something along the lines of “It’s a bit of a come down after Paris, but don’t forget the photos from [insert name of UK industrial town].” I thought about it carefully before posting. I […]
With December upon us, what big events may affect our working lives this month? Christmas is the obvious one for many, and if ever there was a festival that had different traditions and different dates for celebration, it’s this one! Whilst December 25 may be the official date, in some places it’s day off, in […]
Some of you may remember a post about TH Ong’s long service celebration a few weeks back, where we mentioned that T.H. he chose to use his long service award money to help set up a scholarship fund in Cambodia. Kevan Hall, Global Integration’s CEO, agreed to match T.H’s contribution with Global Integration’s funds, and […]
Our consultant Phil Stockbridge has a smile on his face, and who can blame him! He was instrumental in helping Global Integration’s selection as a training/consultancy supplier to Sharing in Growth, an exciting initiative designed to help the UK stay competitive in the aerospace field – a significant UK employer, with three thousand companies employing […]
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