Entries by CAA

Why adopting an official corporate language is not enough

Cultural intelligence will help employees negotiate meaning, nurture respect and create long-lasting and productive global relationships, writes Marie-Therese Claes, professor teaching the CEMS MIM. Read on: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/businessreview/2019/10/03/why-adopting-an-official-corporate-language-is-not-enough/ 03 Oct 2019

CEMS Student Board Meeting at AUC in Cairo

  The CEMS Student Board held its second of three annual meetings of 2019 proudly hosted by the American University of Cairo (AUC). During the meeting, the Student Board met with the university’s very first student cohort and support the launch of CEMS Club Cairo, while working together with the CEMS Global Office and their […]

The new leadership ethos for the 21st century

Great leadership is more important than it has ever been, but the concept of leadership is changing. Sunita Malhotra, professor of the CEMS MIM at the Louvain School of Management and Managing Director, People Insights, makes a case for the leadership model of the future. Read more: https://www.hrdconnect.com/2019/09/12/the-new-leadership-ethos-for-the-21st-century/ 16 Sep 2019

Practicing Cultural Intelligence

Cultural Intelligence is a skill you can acquire through constant practice. Cultural differences are all too often limited to nationalities or ethnicities. We all have several identities and belong to several different groups. For example, there are cultural differences between us and our parents: We don’t always think or act the same way. There are […]

CEMS Welcomes Lufthansa Group as a New Corporate Partner

The Lufthansa Group is an aviation company with worldwide operations and more than 550 subsidiaries and affiliated companies. The portfolio of companies comprises network airlines, point-to-point airlines, and aviation service companies. CEMS spoke with Remo Hauser, Director, Head of Employee Experience, Human Resources SWISS, to learn more about this great partnership. 1. Could you briefly […]

Cultural Intelligence: How Much Do I Need to Know?

I am often asked how much we really need to know about other cultures, and whether or not “head” knowledge about cultural differences really matters. Is it not enough to be aware of possible differences in attitude and behaviors—to just “assume difference”? Read more from Marie-Therese Claes Ph.D. a Professor of Cross-Cultural Management at Louvain […]

Tackling climate change on a global scale

Taking part in a UN Framework Convention on Climate Change revealed just how challenging climate change negotiations can be, writes master’s student Sui Kan Cheung. Read on: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/student/blogs/tackling-climate-change-global-scale 26 Jun 2019