Continuing our brewing series, with shared lessons for all. For a brewer, entering a new market takes upward of 18 months, but with stagnating mature markets, brewers must increasingly look outwards for expansion to please their shareholders. All of the major brewers have embarked on programmes of expansion into new markets. The challenges that this […]
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Tim Mitchell, VP, USA, Global Integration discusses cultural values – and our own may come with a health warning. One of the things that people often find confusing about national cultures is the way that different values can lead to the same result. For example, one of the recent hot topics here in the US […]
Britain has been swathed with bunting – red, white and blue everywhere: this weekend marks the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee – Queen Elizabeth II has spent 60 years as Queen of Britain and the Commonwealth. Whether individuals have royalist or republican tendencies, or even don’t care much at all, Monday and Tuesday (4th and 5th of […]
As a way of giving back to the community that helped make our Global Working video competition a success, we’ve created a report sharing what we learned from the process. Clicking on the report below should enlarge it on your screen. If it fails to pop up, the link above it should take you directly […]
May Day, May 1, is a traditional spring festival which, in the Northern hemisphere, has its origins in Pagan festivals – notably that of Beltane, the celebration of spring – adapted over time as Christianity spread. It’s exactly six months before All Hallows (Hallowe’en). Across Northern Europe, there are festivities. In Estonia,for example, Volbriöö is […]
Lent, celebrated by the Christian Church, is almost over, and Easter is almost upon us. Christians, and countries with a Christian tradition/history, mark the resurrection of Jesus, following his crucifixion (hanging on the cross) which is remembered on the Friday before – Good Friday. The timing is set by moon cycles, so the dates vary, […]
With a prize of $15000, it was no wonder that several startups saw the opportunity and seized it – after all, having fun making a video to go in front of our panel of judges is a lot less onerous than facing a panel of potential investors. Start ups on global working Click on […]
Rather than post video competition entries by sector, here’s a round up by sector of the videos received for the global working video competition split by sectors, in alphabetical order for easy reference. They include Formula 1/autos (cars if you’re from Great Britain),charity/not for profit, education, environment,financial services,science & technology and social media. To view […]
We were charmed and delighted to have had some lovely animations in the submissions for the global working video contest. We’ve pulled them together: don’t forget that you have until midnight to vote for them by following the URL and sharing the video: Animated entries
Another recurring theme in our video competition was an awareness of cross cultural issues. From tips on how to manage cross cultural teams, to some funny observations on the differences and even some very unusual cures, this was one of the most engaging categories of videos. All of the entries can be watched and voted […]
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