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This blog discusses the complexities of doing business in a globalized world.
Our goal is to help both individuals and organizations successfully navigate the new global reality which requires improved communication across borders, increased collaboration to foster innovation and stronger operations to drive global success.
Category Archives: Global Communication
And why collaboration is a key part of that We recently dove into the concept of informal learning and the strategic need for companies to satisfy their employees’ desire for this kind of social learning by giving employees: Access to … Continue reading
According to a Reuters survey of 16,000 workers in 26 countries It’s one thing when experts in the Business English field give you advice about how to strengthen your workforce in the face of globalization—and it’s another thing entirely when … Continue reading
…how will you manage? “The workforce is changing rapidly—how will you manage?” That’s the million-dollar question posed in a new video we watched thanks to the Human Capital Institute. Produced by Kronos, an HR technology firm out of the U.K., … Continue reading
A Look at the Hidden Costs When Companies Fail to Take an Enterprise-Wide Approach to Business English
Why implementing a global communications strategy will support your bottom line As part of its recent research into global organizations, Bersin & Associates discovered a “marked increase in the interest in globalization and growth,” says VP of Research David Mallon, … Continue reading
Reporting on two small but encouraging efforts in the Philippines and India It’s a stat that’s both exciting and daunting: According to the IMF’s World Economic Outlook published in April 2011, 70% of the world’s corporate growth is expected to … Continue reading
Inkatha Freedom Party argues for the need for English Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi’s relationship with the United States stretches back many decades—the South African’s first, but certainly not last, meeting with a sitting president took him to Jimmy Carter’s Oval Office—and … Continue reading
Why your employees need a platform that enables collaboration We often return to the topic of Business English in this blog, discussing the challenges multinationals face when their employees aren’t equipped with the ability to communicate and collaborate with each … Continue reading