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  • Korea is meer dan alleen ‘Gangnam Style’
  • In today’s Interdependent world, practitioners working in the international environment, can no longer just acknowledge the economic background of potential partners. In order to enact successful cross-cultural collaboration it is essential to understand how cultural factors can affect business processes

  • Get inspired by our Östlichen Nachbarn

    Cultural and historical is the bond between the Dutch and Germans, however there is much that we can learn from the Germans. Great chances are waiting for us, just across the border. Did you know that Germany is the most visited holiday country by the Dutch?

  • World Business Skills Survey

    The survey assesses business meetings, negotiations and management skills of senior managers in 14 countries.

  • Korea is meer dan alleen ‘Gangnam Style’

    ‘Gam sa ham ni da’, moet het publiek van de spreker nazeggen, afgelopen donderdag in de halfvolle zaal van de Fraijlemaborg, het gebouw van het Domein Economie & Management in Zuidoost. 

Book Fall 2014

 Book CCBS

Latest book:  World-wide workforce II: An intercultural benchmark of global recruiting.

On the 25th of November, we proudly present the most recent book writen by participants of the Cross Cultural Business Skills minor at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences. 
ISBN: 978-90-79646-23-4
Download: World-wide workforce II
Download: World-wide workforce I

 

Deutschland Day

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Join our Germany symposium next Thursday 20 November.
 
CCBS will host the symposium DEUTSCHLAND DAY at the HvA Fraijlemaborg location on Thursday 20 November between 14:00-17:30. We will have top level speakers, giving us insights in their professional German-Dutch experiences. Open to everyone interested in studying in or collaboratiung with the Bundesrepublik.

Skills

  • Managing relationships in Japan

    Managing relationships in Japan

    Written by Juriaan Kroeze

    When we look at how different countries throughout the world have evolved in the past centuries, we notice that there’s a correlation between the increase in a country’s welfare and that country’s score in Hofstede’s indices. 

  • Cultivating Cross-Cultural Acumen

    In today’s Interdependent world, practitioners working in the international environment, can no longer just acknowledge the economic background of potential partners. In order to enact successful cross-cultural collaboration it is essential to understand how cultural factors can affect business processes

  • Norway: Recruitment

    Norway: Recruitment

    It is difficult to find a job these days. Especially if you are new to the area and don’t know anyone yet. But getting a job in Norway does not have to be hard. This is as long as you know where to start. To help improve your odds, CCBS (2014) took a closer look at Norwegian recruitment.

Latest Interviews

Cross-cultural beats

  • Tamer Ashour - Iftahrikna Tamer Ashour - Iftahrikna

    Cairo based singer and composer Tamer Ashour made two Arab R&B albums in 2008 and 2011. Listen to his song Iftahrikna (Eftara2na) here.

Fun Section

  • Thumbs up buddy

    Thumbs up buddy

    The genealogy of the thumbs-up sign apparently is a lot more recalcitrant than I ever had expected, whilst visiting Tehran as a speaker at a conference on international communication (...)