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Global Recognition

5 Ways Recognition Powers Eaton’s Global Workforce

  How do you engage a workforce of more than 100,000 employees, working in the United States, China, Switzerland, and Brazil? What if 50 percent of the population is offline, without access to a company computer? These are just a few of the challenges faced … Read full posting »

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Recognizing Across Cultures: Scandinavia

Do you know the Law of Jante? Are you schooled on lingonberries and lagom? Do you know how recognition is unique in Scandinavia? In our ongoing series on Recognizing across Cultures, we will discuss the cultural and business norms on a region by region basis … Read full posting »

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(Webinar) How The Hershey Company transformed its global recognition strategy

  Sweet Success at Hershey Tuesday, June 23rd at 2 p.m. ET | 11 a.m. PT | 1 p.m. CT | 6 p.m. GMT Register now to attend How does your company recognize employees? Do you have disparate programs or one comprehensive strategy? The Hershey … Read full posting »

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Recognizing Across Cultures: India

Do you know what attracts and keeps Indian workers? Do you know how recognition is unique in India?  In our ongoing series on Recognizing across Cultures, we will discuss the cultural and business norms on a region by region basis and use our experience to … Read full posting »

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Recognizing Across Cultures: China

    Do you understand guanxi and mianzi? Do you know how recognition is unique in China? In our ongoing series on Recognizing across Cultures, we will discuss the cultural and business norms on a region by region basis and use our experience to give … Read full posting »

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Recognizing Across Cultural Borders

Does recognition still seem to your managers to be a peculiar or very American idea? Do you worry about finding the right words for recognizing employees around the world without faux pas? Are you recognizing in a way that makes sense to you, or in … Read full posting »

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Is Your Culture Holistic, Monochronic or Collectivist?

Just how homogenous is your company? Chances are, not so very, anymore. In the global economy, more and more companies are doing business across national and cultural boundaries. It isn’t uncommon for a manager to have direct reports in other regions and countries—sometimes in more … Read full posting »

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What the World Will Learn from Canada About Workplace Diversity and Sustainability

Today’s global workforce is changing. That’s probably not news to you, as we can see it every day on the job. Still, statisticians tell us that by 2025 millennials will make up 75% of the world’s workforce. And despite some push-back of retirement ages by … Read full posting »

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The Price of Beer in China: Is that Award Worth What You Think it is Worth?

It’s no secret to anyone with a passport that the dollar buys more in some countries than others. Your travelers cheque that bought ten meals in Mexico City may buy only one in Oslo. As a beer “enthusiast” and  all-too-frequent flyer, I find pintprice.com to … Read full posting »

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Does Their Global Mean the Same as Your Global?

“Global” is a very popular adjective for companies to use to describe themselves. It is also, in my opinion, one of the most often misunderstood words in business today—and one of the most critical to get straight. Last November I blogged about how a lot … Read full posting »

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