Intercultural Management Skills for Asia
- You are lost in translation as you are confused by reactions of your employees or managers who have a different cultural background?
- You are confused in regard to chances and risks in a cross-cultural setting?
- You want to know how to reach people with other cultural backgrounds in the best possible way?
- You want to understand the most important principles in meetings and discussions?
- You want to learn more about nonverbal communication, distance and behavioral science in other cultures?
For years, observers have breathlessly discussed Asia’s future potential. The future has arrived. We have entered the “Asian century”. This makes it even more than ever important to understand the cultural differences. Intercultural Management Coaching will help you understand how different nationalities, mentalities, religions as well as language affects the often invisible behavior of employees and managers. If cultural differences are ignored or even worse, devalued, it can easily lead to misunderstandings, resistance, and disloyalty.
Appropriate and effective intercultural management will ensure respect and motivation of your employees and will boost respect on your clients side and will ensure long term success of your company.
Being Asian-German exposed Melissa to different Asian cultures since her childhood. Early in her career as a CEO, she spent 8 years in Singapore and a lot of time in Indonesia which helped her gain a deep understanding on how business is done in Asia. Also she spent some time at the National University of Singapore and studied Negotiation & Influence in an Asian setting, and can help you gain a better understanding on how to do business in Asia and create great partnerships with Asian companies.
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