If your company has subsidiaries around the globe, how do you make your corporate culture match the various national cultures at your local sites?
How can corporate culture and national culture be combined and influence each other?
What to do if there is a mismatch between your corporate culture & values and a specific national culture?
You'll find some answers to these questions in the podcast interview below, where business-storyteller and host at the Dusha podcast, Artem Mushin-Makedonskiy, talks to CEO and chief trainer at C3 Consulting, Annette Dahl.
Just in case you're too busy to listen to the full podcast interview, here are some time codes so you can jump directly to the part that interests you the most…
01:24: How to define corporate culture (incl. why it's important to look at the actual behavior!)
04:02: What to do if the cultural distance between two national cultures represented in a multinational organization is very high? Some steps to get started
07:30: Two extreme examples of what cultural intelligence isn't – and what to do instead
11:29: An example of bridging cultures in a Danish-Philippine project
14:45: Intro to the Double Iceberg Model and how to use it
17:56: Intro to the Triple E Model and how to use it
20:15: A real-life culture-based misunderstanding in a German multinational company
25:23: Exploring pro-activity as a company value in a Danish-Chinese management group
31:44: Two scenarios that can make an idealistic cultural trainer frustrated
38:10: A few final pieces of advice for making national and corporate cultures match
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