Sierra Leone: Intercultural Teambuilding

A full week Intercultural Teambuilding for a development organization…
March 28 2022/by Alette Vonk

University exams

Grading the exams is always quite a job. Luckily for me, the…
December 23 2021/by Alette Vonk

Writing in Portugal

A week of writing in Portugal, focussing on the Angola book.…
October 10 2021/by Alette Vonk

NGO Culture Training

Did a good training with Cultural Insights colleague Divya Susan…
September 22 2021/by Alette Vonk

International students

Information and training for international students on Dutch…
September 2 2021/by Alette Vonk

New Cooperative!

On the 11th of May 2021 we created the Cooperative Cultural…
May 11 2021/by Alette Vonk

See what the Dutch Say

Our book is for sale on Amazon. It concerns a picture book,…
January 1 2021/by Alette Vonk

Book launch!

The online book launch 'See what the Dutch Say', possible to…
December 16 2020/by Alette Vonk

Negotiation in Kenya

My article 'Negotiation in Kenya'. This article has been written…
December 1 2020/by Alette Vonk

Online intercultural proces Ghana

In the second part of 2020 we facilitated an online Intercultural…
November 19 2020/by Alette Vonk

Trust in Kenya

My article 'Building trust and relationship in Kenya'. This…
November 1 2020/by Alette Vonk

Employees in Kenya

My article 'Attract, retain and find employees in Kenya'. This…
October 1 2020/by Alette Vonk

Finding business partners in Kenya

My article 'Finding business partners in Kenya'. This article…
September 1 2020/by Alette Vonk

Lets go online

And then, suddenly, we all have to go online. This is a training…
April 17 2020/by Alette Vonk

Culture and Corona in Africa

Please see my article on LinkedIn.…
April 10 2020/by Alette Vonk

Hofstede Insights Netherlands

The Hofstede Insights consultants from the Netherlands put their…
February 14 2020/by Alette Vonk

A mighty tree has fallen…
February 13 2020/by Alette Vonk

Many good reviews 2019

At the end of 2019: let's look back and see some of the reviews…
December 31 2019/by Alette Vonk

Intercultural Mgt. at Mars Wrigley

Listen to the interesting story of Bas Bredenoord, HR Director…
November 16 2019/by Alette Vonk

HI Conferentie in Luxemburg

Inspiration; exchange; new ideas and new people: always good…
November 15 2019/by Alette Vonk

Product development

In september I had the chance to follow a training of Jana Droessler:…
September 27 2019/by Alette Vonk

Intercultural change mgt In Ghana

Good and hard work with a very interesting group from a large…
September 11 2019/by Alette Vonk

Internations The Hague

How to deal with the Dutch? There were many cultural aha-moments…
September 5 2019/by Alette Vonk

Modernity and Tradition: Management in Africa

Latest article on LinkedIn:…
August 15 2019/by Alette Vonk

Mixed group Oumnia

This group is the most diverse of Oumnia Works so far: from…
July 2 2019/by Alette Vonk

Training given in Accra

'Organisational effectiveness and the role of Culture' in Accra…
June 21 2019/by Alette Vonk

VIML Congress

Another year of students completed the Minor International and…
May 15 2019/by Alette Vonk

Culture and ethnicity in Africa

My blog on LinkedIn.
April 2 2019/by admin

Inspirational talk for International Women’s day at Cognizant

March 8 2019/by admin

Certification Oumnia Works with the first Father group of the Hague!

March 7 2019/by admin

Doing business in Accra, Ghana

February 17 2019/by admin

Presentatie Directeuren lunch op de Nieuwe Energie in Leiden

February 5 2019/by admin

Innovation and Culture

Innovation and Culture: My blog on LinkedIn.
December 9 2018/by admin

CBF Erkenning

Connect2us is door CBF erkent als een goed doel (Connect2us officially…
November 21 2018/by admin

The Dutch Team

It’s like herding cats! I wrote an article in the X-pat Journal…
October 23 2018/by admin


The Culture factor Hofstede Insights Conference in Milano.

October 5 2018/by admin


Nice visit to Budapest to give an intercultural training.
September 21 2018/by admin

IODA Turkey

Another fantastic IODA conference. Thanks to IODA Turkey, in…
September 16 2018/by admin

The SOBA Committee

Presenting about the Angolan Soba Committee at IODA-Turkey on…
September 14 2018/by admin

Remarkable article of a former slave-selling family

This is a remarkable article of a former slave-selling family…
July 15 2018/by admin

Article: “Natália is at a loss”

An article of mine for connect2us in the Xpat Journal: “Natália…
June 26 2018/by admin
Nieuwe energie, 24 mei 2018

Introductie Intercultureel Management

Introductie Intercultureel Management bij de Nieuwe Energie in…
May 24 2018/by admin
Groepsfoto Neem Plaats

Neem plaats!

Goede afsluiting van emancipatietraject voor de vrouwen van Neem…
May 9 2018/by admin
Oumnia trainsters in Gouda

Bijeenkomst met de trainsters van Oumnia Works

Nuttige uitwisseling van ervaringen tijdens bijeenkomst met de…
April 23 2018/by admin
Leading accross cultures

Three Book presentations in one

Three Book presentations in one, by Fernando Lanzer and Jussara…
April 11 2018/by admin
Somalische vaders

De eerste vadergroep van Oumnia works

De eerste vadergroep van Oumnia works! Een mooie serie met leergierige…
April 4 2018/by admin
Oumnia Veenendaal mei 2018

Afsluiting Oumnia training

Afsluiting Oumnia training in Veenendaal. Het was een open en…
March 29 2018/by admin
Teambuilding GIZ Ghana.

Intercultural Teambuilding in Ghana

Intercultural Teambuilding with GIZ in Ghana: Mapping, Bridging…
November 24 2017/by admin
Bart Somers en Gert Jan Hofstede

Discussion on diversity, inclusion and innovation

A refreshingly positive discussion on diversity, inclusion, and…
October 24 2017/by admin
Open training Accra.

Successful two day open course

Successful two day open course Intercultural Management in Accra,…
October 13 2017/by admin

Culture eats strategy for breakfast

A blog that I published in the Jobnet Africa and on my LinkedIn…
October 6 2017/by admin

itim International 2017

Geslaagde jaarlijkse itim International conferentie @IBM, Amsterdam!…
September 29 2017/by admin
IODA Conference SA

IODA conference

5-9 September: IODA conference (International Organization Development…
September 9 2017/by admin

Interactieve benaderingen langs de culturele meetlat

Artikel gepubliceerd in M&O Tijdschrift voor Management en…
July 3 2017/by admin

Oude en nieuwe kennis in Afrika

LinkedIn blog en reactie op afscheid van Kees Broere als correspondent…
March 5 2017/by admin
Boekpresentatie Jan Vincent

Boekpresentatie ‘Do we have a deal?’

Mooie boekpresentatie van 'Do we have a deal?' Boek over internationaal…
March 3 2017/by admin

Website Connect2us

Getting ready to launch a website full of stories, to help migrant…
September 30 2016/by admin

Meet the Yousefs

Blog post on LinkedIn about the website of Connect2us: “Meet…
September 28 2016/by admin

Heineken in Africa: the mirror

“Heineken in Africa: the mirror”. Blog posted on LinkedIn…
September 14 2016/by admin
OD Practitioner 2016 vol 48 n3

OD Approaches and other cultures

Article published on organizational change in different cultural…
July 4 2016/by admin


Weer een fantastisch benefiet-iftar van de Nederlands-Marokkaanse…
June 25 2016/by admin
Get together met Prof. Geert Hofstede and colleagues from itim International in Leiden.

Itim International

Get together met Prof. Geert Hofstede and colleagues from itim…
February 11 2016/by admin

Do shared human values actually exist?

Happy to introduce good people to each other: Geert Hofstede…
February 11 2016/by admin

Together we are one

The clip of the song of peace "Together we are one", made by…
December 6 2015/by admin