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Cultural difference

Cultural difference

An old fable Two frogs fall into a bowl of cream. Its insides are smooth. They cannot climb out. One frog succumbs to his fate, sinks to the bottom and dies. The other frog kicks and kicks with all his might, his will and his stamina. He does so for a long time. And...

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Trust? – »Of course, but you have to earn it!«

Trust? – »Of course, but you have to earn it!«

On the path to slowness In business and in private, our world is dominated by diversity, indecision and fast changes. It is increasingly rare to find reliable constancy. This situation is well described by the keyword VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity,...

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Change Management? It does exist. Yet: What form does it take?

Change Management? It does exist. Yet: What form does it take?

»You must either make a tool out of the creature, or a man of him. You cannot make both.« (John Ruskin) A lot of research has gone into the dynamics of Change projects and successful ways of providing support for the attainment of goals over the course of the last...

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IN-WASTE-MENT: a provocation

IN-WASTE-MENT: a provocation

»I love the one whose soul wastes itself, who does not want gratitude and does not give back: Because he is always giving and does not want to preserve himself.« Friedrich Nietzsche has his controversial figure Zarathustra say these words, and thus creates a person...

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Sexual orientation – a taboo in the workplace?

Sexual orientation – a taboo in the workplace?

If you could answer one question for yourself: »Are you experiencing the contact between people in your company as free form discrimination – especially when it comes to different sexual orientations?« In surveys, usually 85-90 % of people consider themselves in...

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SYNNECTA TrendLab

SYNNECTA TrendLab

Society and economy are shaped by changes. The cycles of supposed stability get shorter and shorter. Accordingly, human resources and organizational development have to question themselves permanently and pose the question whether traditional instruments and theories...

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Bridging the Generational Gap

Bridging the Generational Gap

Dealing with generations in the organisational context X, Y, Z, I ... seeing generational gaps and the differences they bring by as a simple trend would be a clear understatement of the phenomenon. Who, among you, hasn't heard at least once of the stereotypes and...

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