Posts Authored by Dillon Papenfuss
Etiquette –“It’s not rules. It’s people.” Learn from Candilyn Newell, wife of a former US Ambassador to Sweden, about managing relationships and etiquette in an international setting.
What does innovation look like in emerging markets, and how is it different from innovation in developed markets? Jim Oldroyd explains his thoughts on the subject during this interview.
Have you ever wondered what it is like to work for a joint-venture between two global companies? Join us as we hear from Swedish professional Örjan Olsson’s about his experience…
HP and Autonomy give a great example to the importance of understanding synergies when making a cross-border deal.
Differences in accounting practices, especially revenue recognition, created a disconnect between HP and Autonomy. This led to a massive write down on HP’s books and eventually the sale of Autonomy.
The environment, specifically the perception of the public, lead to negative media coverage and concerned shareholders.
Friction and distrust resulted from differences in behavior between HP and Autonomy. One company focuses on tasks, while the other focuses on relationships.