Tag Archive for: Geert Hofstede

Book Launch

With a smashing presentation in Leiden, Vasco Silva and I launched our book on the 5th April 2024. Creating spaces of confluence. Portuguese guitar music by Filipe Oliveira flowed together with the kora and drums of Moussé Dramé. There were…

Yesss! Our book is out!

And there it is! It's wonderful to finally have our book in my hands: "Cultural Confluence in Organizational Change: a Portuguese venture in Angola" by Vasco Silva and myself, about doing business in Africa. For more information see the tab…

Training scientists

This Training Cultural Competence was great fun. It's so rewarding to train scientists. They think deeply, want to know all the details,  and come with the best questions ever. Loved it!

Culture training at my old place

I gave a beautiful training for the development organisation that was once my employer for 10 good years on the African continent, working in Ghana and in Benin. It was great to be back at the old nest!

Writing in Portugal

A week of writing in Portugal, focussing on the Angola book. Reading, reflecting and writing, with some walks along the robust shore in between. In Portugal I had a chance to discuss it further with partner in crime Vasco Silva and also enjoyed…

NGO Culture Training

Did a good training with Cultural Insights colleague Divya Susan Varkey for an ecological NGO. Good insights, happy client and a wonderful location in Fort Island in IJmuiden.

Negotiation in Kenya

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This article was originally published on the CUBE IN platform of the van de EU, meant for SME's in emerging markets Why should I read this document?  Negotiating in a foreign country (and possibly a foreign language) is always a big challenge: …

Online intercultural proces Ghana

In the second part of 2020 we facilitated an online Intercultural proces for a brand new Management Team in Ghana. In 2017, the parent company of Koudijs, the Dutch Royal De Heus, decided to develop a local production facility to meet the growing…

Hofstede Insights Netherlands

The Hofstede Insights consultants from the Netherlands put their first careful steps towards increased institutional cooperation.

A mighty tree has fallen