Global Teams

Do you manage global teams of workers? Learn how to align your teams and have your employees working together at the highest level.

How to Mend Strained Work Relationships On a Global Team

The winter holidays are typically a time of happiness and celebration, as well as a time to reflect on the new year to come. Before you step away from work to enjoy the holidays, consider mending any strained work relationships. Addressing an unresolved fight will likely allow you to better relax and enjoy the break […]

KIA Motors Mexico Success Story

From time to time, we like to feature real client case studies to exhibit the impact our solutions have. The next story demonstrates how pertinent understanding cultural differences and work styles are for a healthy and productive team. Expat Managers, Local Employees In 2014, the construction of KIA Motors Mexico (KMM) plant in Pesquería, located […]

What’s Your Workplace Animal?

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What's Your Workplace Animal?

It’s no secret – sometimes the workplace can feel like a jungle. We hope our infographic will help you uncover your workplace animal and gain some insight into the types of personalities you interact with on a daily basis. If you want to dive even further into your work style and learn more about the GlobeSmart Profile, sign […]

World Cup 2018

Guest Post by Elaine Clayton The FIFA World Cup gets people all over the world excited; over one billion fans tuned into the final competition in 2014. It’s a chance to showcase their national pride and see their country represented on the world stage. Each team has its own cultural style, depending on the country […]

The Secret to Better Work Relationships

Are you having trouble communicating with your boss? Do you have a diverse work team you can’t seem to motivate properly? Or maybe a colleague you just can’t figure out? Don’t worry, it’s not just you – work relationships are difficult. But they don’t have to be. Our GlobeSmart ProfileSM (GSP) identifies potential challenges between […]

Performance Reviews that Build Better Workers

How to Empower Your Employees Traditional performance reviews tend to be superficial. They consider job responsibilities, whether those responsibilities have been fulfilled satisfactorily, and well, little else. This is a disservice to employees. Performance reviews need to explain why an employee is successfully meeting expectations, so they can continue to thrive, or if an employee […]

When we first heard from Sangeeta, we started to learn about her project, her role and the challenges she has with her global team. In webisode two, we found that there were a few issues around team alignment and clarification of roles. Now in webisode three, we will hear Sangeeta and her colleague discuss how […]

Going Out on a Limb: More Risk, Less Certainty

Adjusting Influencing Styles to Reach Risk-Takers When it comes to influencing others, one of the most basic mistakes a global business leader can make is to assume that others are like themselves. Trying to influence colleagues using a method that would be most impactful to oneself, without consideration of others, will ultimately lead to failure. […]

What Happens When Developers Start Focusing on Their Team

It’s important from time to time to reset and do what we do for clients, for ourselves. The Aperian Global Online Learning Tools team, who is charged with the recent rebuild of GlobeSmart, our industry-leading online cultural intelligence resource, recently took part in their own facilitated GlobeSmart Profile Team Debrief. The debrief compared work styles […]

How Well Do You Know Your Indian Colleagues?

How Well Do You Know Your Indian Colleagues? You might know your Indian colleagues on a personal level, but have you asked them much about their culture or country? There is a lot to learn about the second most populous country in the world! We hope our latest infographic motivates you to engage with your […]