I was privileged to represent Global Integration at a ‘Sharing Growth’ Open Briefing Session for potential beneficiaries yesterday on behalf of my colleague Phil Stockbridge (who was out delivering training to someone who has already signed up for this program). Sharing in Growth is a government (Regional Growth Fund) backed initiative to improve and maintain […]
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When we saw the cheeky message above, left on our ‘Birthday wishes’ page this week, we couldn’t help but laugh. Someone (Jacqui Morrison, Nissan) had remembered Rod’s underpants. No, Director Rod Farnan hadn’t been up to mischief. As you’ll see to the left, modelled by Rod’s colleague, Janet Davis, Rod – and the rest of the […]
It’s World Book Day in the UK (United Kingdom) where I live, and in true cross cultural style, the rest of the World will be celebrating on April 23rd. This apparently has something to do with April 23 being St George’s Day – our patron saint. We don’t generally make much of a fuss over […]
It’s impossible to know what’s going on everywhere, and March is a particularly confusing – and culturally delightful – month if you celebrate according to any religious calendar, or if you work with someone who does. Easter, for example, is very moveable, according to Church and place. This is confusing enough for people who work […]
Friday is the one day of the week where we allow ourselves to talk about us. We hope it will help you get to know us better and offer an insight into some of the things we do in a slightly less formal way than usual. And today I have a few snippets to share: A […]
A short note to advise anyone that this affects: the Global Integration regional office in Hong Kong has changed it’s telephone number. Contact details for this office are now: Regus One IFC Suite 8, 20/F, One International Finance Centre, 1 Harbour View Street, Central Hong Kong T: +852-2824-8432 F: +852-3669- 8008 E: email@example.com Please accept our […]
Honours for CEO’s article We were delighted to discover last week that one of CEO Kevan Hall’s articles had been one of the most popular of 2013 on HR management site, PersonnelZone , and was included as part of their top articles list on inHR, their regular newsletter amidst a range of other fantastic articles, including some on appraisals […]
Each month we try and include the dates that are going to most affect the global workplace. February 14 Chinese New Year, having fallen in late January, will continue being celebrated in the early part of the month. The Chinese Lantern Festival falls on February 14th, symbolically, if not officially, marking the end of the […]
Each Monday we try to post a review of an article or paper so that you don’t have to. Today is no exception, and this week’s offering is by one of our own consultants, Tim Mitchell, in European CEO, “The Top Five Leadership Skills”. Mitchell argues that the top five skills necessary to lead in […]
At our recent global team meeting, John Bland, Director for Europe, asked us to recommend three good books we’d read in 2013. He helpfully collated the responses, which had considerable cross over, and we thought we’d share the business titles here. Business Books The Power of Habit – Charles Duhigg Thinking Fast and Slow –Daniel […]
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