Visual Metaphors in Intercultural Context

Today I’ll be giving a guest lecture on “Visualization & Visual Metaphors in Intercultural Context” in the Management Atlas master course at the University of St. Gallen. Here you can find the presentation: Presentation link: The references for this lecture are: Bresciani S., Eppler M. (2010). Glocalizing visual communication in organizations, In: Bertagni, B.,Continue reading “Visual Metaphors in Intercultural Context”

Managing Multicultural Teams – Presentation

An excellent example of the use of Prezi for an interactive presentation was prepared by my students on the topic of Managing Multicultural Teams: Based on: Adler, N.J. (2008). International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior. South-Western Cengage Learning: Mason OH, Fifth edition, pages: 131-147 (chapter 5).  

The last lecture of Professor Poglia: the world in 6 dimensions

Last Thursday Professor Edo Poglia of the University of Lugano gave his Lezione di Commiato, which in English is usually called – with a more engaging title-  The Last Lecture. In one hour he had the challenging talk of talking us through his life in research, having now reached the retiring age of 70. TheContinue reading “The last lecture of Professor Poglia: the world in 6 dimensions”

Post-Doc Researcher Position in Knowledge Visualization and Intercultural Communication

Our team has won a Swiss National Science Foundation grant for a two year research project on the role of visualization for knowledge communication in the context of experience sharing. We will particularly focus on the role of graphic restrictiveness as a key variable of visual dialogue templates. We are looking for a talented andContinue reading “Post-Doc Researcher Position in Knowledge Visualization and Intercultural Communication”

Intercultural Communication Case Studies

We just published a collection of case studies on the topic of intercultural communication: The website collects some of the case studies developed by the students of the Master of Advanced Studies in Intercultural Communication (MIC), at the Università della Svizzera italiana – Lugano, Switzerland. You can find cases in English, French, Italian andContinue reading “Intercultural Communication Case Studies”

Eurocampus in Castellon

Eurocampus is an intensive and international study period on intercultural communication of one semester organised jointly by ten European Universities, members of the EMICC-network (European Master in Intercultural Communication). In the Eurocampus programme, students from the partner universities attend classes and study together (Source: USI website). This year the Eurocampus program is taking place inContinue reading “Eurocampus in Castellon”

Global competencies @ AoM

I dedicate an entire post to my favourite session of the conference: “Global Competencies: East and West, The Pursuit of the Complementarities” organized by Rosana Silveira Reis and chaired by Sherlan Leonardo Cretoiu, (Fundacao Dom Cabral, Brasil). Prof. Yoshitaka Yamazaki (picture below) from Japan presented is study about important competencies of Japanese managers operating in Asia and in the West, respectively. He outlined that there are commonContinue reading “Global competencies @ AoM”