Global Mindset

Meet Sangeeta: Webisode One

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Meet Sangeeta, a global project leader. Watch the first webisode chronicling her team’s challenges.

Meet Sangeeta, a global project leader. Watch the first webisode of our series chronicling her team’s challenges. How can Sangeeta get clear agreement across boundaries? Leave a comment below describing what you would do.     Sangeeta and her team do not seem to be aligned very well and appear to have a lack of open, transparent […]

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A global manufacturing company out of London was merging with another company in the same sector located in Kitakyushu, Japan, and the change will mesh two very different corporate and national cultures. The company established change leaders and managers, and was determined to maintain and improve the customer experience throughout the merger. What they didn’t […]

In collaboration with the Municipality of Kolding, Aperian Global wrapped up a series of pro-bono training sessions to help Syrian refugees integrate into Danish society, while equipping potential employers and municipal workers with the cross-cultural skills to ease integration. After a full-day spent participating in our Thriving In A New Culture workshop with 17 other […]

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