Continuing our Matrix Monday series, where we take a look at some of the better papers and literature on the matrix organization (leadership, management and working practise), today’s summary is on Matrix structures and the training implications by W. David Rees and Christine Porter (Industrial and Commercial Training Volume 36, Number 5, 2004) This short paper stresses […]
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Hot on the heels of our mini racing mechanic, we now have a new entry to our video competition, this time from a social media/blogging specialist, Scott James of Influence People, whose talking about the role of global integration in his work as a writer. You can see the video below, but Scott needs your votes, […]
As our website was down earlier this week, meaning that people couldn’t access the competition details or post to it, and at the request of several people who have asked for a little more time, we have extended the deadline on our Global Working video competition to the end of January. This also allows us […]
Yes, we know it’s not a Monday, but we’ve had a small issue this week with our server. We had to weigh up making these articles findable by using a consistent title, publishing with a different name, or leaving it until next week to post. This close to the end of the year, we decided […]
Please accept our apologies if you were wondering where to catch up with our training consultants this week. Our website suffered a problem, apparently due to an issue with the server on which it’s hosted. As it’s already late on Wednesday, suffice to say that we have people across mainland Europe, the United Kingdom and […]
Five ways to use the Global Integration video competition for learning and development: 1. Set an exercise related to global working – maybe it’s cross cultural issues, maybe it’s the use of the technology. Whatever it is you’ve been training, it’s a good way to see how much has sunk in – with the added […]
Today’s blog post is from our CEO, Kevan Hall, on, of all things, friendliness. I visited Cologne Christmas Market at the weekend. There were visitors from all around the world crammed close together in busy Market squares. It was noticeable that people from countries where we drive on the left, like the UK and Japan […]
This has to be the most unusual week in the history of Global Integration. In a week when we don’t have a team meeting, most of the team will be in the same place – the UK. With the exception of Tim, who’s in Santa Clara (USA) this week, and T.H. who’s taking a short, […]
As part of our ‘Matrix Monday’ series, where we report back on some of the limited literature available on matrix management, John Bland, a senior Global Integration consultant, reviews Designing Matrix Organizations that Actually Work by Jay Galbraith. This book aims to show you how to create a matrix structure and how to make that […]
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