Our cross-cultural research is forthcoming in the journal Frontiers of Business Research in China

We are very glad that our cross-cultural research will be published in the journal “Frontiers of Business Research in China” (Vol. 8, issue 4). The article I wrote with Prof. Ge and N. Yaru, of the Central University of Finance and Economics, is titled “Improving Attitude toward Corporate Strategy with Visual Mapping: Scale Development andContinue reading “Our cross-cultural research is forthcoming in the journal Frontiers of Business Research in China”

Case study on Intercultural Management Communication (West and East Asia)

Our latest case study can now be found on The Case Centre website: it focuses on Intercultural Communication issues in managing a multicultural work force in a public school in Thailand. Rydalch K., Bresciani S. (2014). The cross-cultural adventures of a young Westerner, leading expatriates in a Thai public school. Case study, Reference no: 414-010-1Continue reading “Case study on Intercultural Management Communication (West and East Asia)”

Epiday

Wednesday May 18th will take place USI’s EpiDay (Epi for EpistemologicalDay, but also HappyDay, if you wish). I’ll be presenting my latest study, a cross-cultural experiment about the reception of knowledge visualization to communicate strategy in Europe, East Asia and South Asia (=India). Here you can view my presentation¬†and abstract. Feedback and comments are welcome.

ITC and student-centric education with knowledge visualization

Yesterday Yingqin Zhong, a PhD candidate at the National University of Singapore, gave a very fascinating talk (IS seminars, School of Computing) on the use of ICT for student-centric education. She provided both a theoretical framework and real life examples of how technology can support better learning. Among the several tools and techniques, including wikisContinue reading “ITC and student-centric education with knowledge visualization”

Cross-cultural differences in the reception of conceptual visualization

These days I am conducting an experiment in Singapore to test if there are cross-cultural differences in the reception of various kinds of business visualizations, between Europe and Asia. Despite the general belief that visualization is an international language, recent research (see The Geography of Thought by Nisbett) has demonstrated that there are relevant differencesContinue reading “Cross-cultural differences in the reception of conceptual visualization”