Working Around the World: Part Two –Aric Johnstone, Back in the US

Working Around the World: Part Two –Aric Johnstone, Back in the US

 
 
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Earlier we heard from Aric Johnstone about his experiences working around the world. Aric moved back to the US not long after our interview. Today we hear about his experiences during his first 30 days back in his home country.

Joint Ventures, Fika, and the Summer Semester – Örjan Olsson in Sweden

Joint Ventures, Fika, and the Summer Semester – Örjan Olsson in Sweden
Cultural Conversations

 
 

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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 working for the joint-venture between Universal Pictures and Sony, as well as his thoughts about Swedish Fika and the summer semester.

Navigating the Netherlands – Rob Jenson in the Land of the Tulips

Navigating the Netherlands – Rob Jenson in the Land of the Tulips
Cultural Conversations

 
 

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Living and working abroad is really what you make of it. Join us as Rob Jenson guides us through his experience as an expat in the Netherlands. Find out how he manages cross cultural relationships and communication outside of his home country.

Bill O’Rourke on Building Trust in Russia

Bill O’Rourke on Building Trust in Russia
Cultural Conversations

 
 

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What do you do when a bribe payment is the only thing keeping your company’s supply chain from moving? What about when an HR employee messes with your company’s severance policy? Find out in this episode of Cultural Conversations as Bill O’Rourke shares his experiences as a business executive working in Russia.

Valuing Education—Learning about Germany from Marc Eulerich

Valuing Education—Learning about Germany from Marc Eulerich

 
 

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On this episode of Cultural Conversations, we hear from Marc Eulerich, a German professor with experience working in both America and Germany. Listen to learn the difference in how Americans and Germans value education.

Reading Between the Lines – Robert Carlile, An American Physician Working with the Japanese

Reading Between the Lines – Robert Carlile, An American Physician Working with the Japanese

 
 

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This is the story of an American physician and his experiences researching and working with doctors in Japan. Join us as we learn how Robert Carlile navigated his way through Japanese culture.

Kip Twitchell – Tell Me a Story that Explains Your Culture

Kip Twitchell – Tell Me a Story that Explains Your Culture
Cultural Conversations

 
 

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Kip shares his wisdom from years of working as an international business consultant in Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the UK, Japan, China, and Hong Kong. He discusses the necessary procedures before entering a foreign country, the difficulties of international business travel, and how to understand cultural nuances.

Jonathan Young – The American in the Room

Jonathan Young – The American in the Room
Cultural Conversations

 
 

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Working in England sounds easy right? You speak the language—they have those charming accents. Where’s the difficulty? Jonathan Young explains how moving to England is more of an adjustment than you would imagine, what it’s like to be an American foreigner, and his experience with cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

Saving Face: Doing Business in Southeast Asia

Saving Face: Doing Business in Southeast Asia
Cultural Conversations

 
 

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Meet Veasna Neang, a Cambodian educated in the United States, who developed his career in Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar. He tells us why a student would rather unzip his own pants than tell a teacher his fly is open and why doing business efficiently in Asia always includes significant time socializing.

Always a Foreigner with James Oldroyd

Always a Foreigner with James Oldroyd
Cultural Conversations

 
 

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What’s it like to be a Business Professor in another country? James Oldroyd, an American Professor, shares his experience teaching in South Korea and trying to integrate with the local culture.