Three months prior to landing on a far-away foreign soil, I was talked into revisiting Hofstede's cultural dimensions theory, a framework for cross-cultural communication developed by Geert Hofstede. Being a pragmatic person, I've long cold-stored learning from University days. Not out of disrespecting theories founded by masterly professor, more because I failed in connecting theories … Continue reading Reigniting cultural values.
A nine-to-five job is no longer as straightforward as it seems. In this part of Asia, we spend a daily average of 12 hours or more at work. 50% of our daily time is spent on managing work expectation and socialising just to earn and ease a living. Because they are not mutually exclusive, segregation of … Continue reading Cultivating positive values – How?