Multicultural teams: How to cope with cultural-based challenges while transitioning to a global company

2018-05-04T07:31:17+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Human Resources Management, Leadership|

Multicultural teams are no longer hard to find in today’s companies. They have evolved from an anecdote into a tendency due to economic and workforce globalization. However, how to manage a multicultural team is still a tough subject. Harvard’s Business Review pointed out 4 problem categories that can create barriers to a multicultural team’s success: Direct Versus Indirect Communication, Trouble With Accents and Fluency, Differing Attitudes Towards Hierarchy and Authority and Conflicting Norms for Decision Making. THE H FACTOR makes some proposals to effectively address all these issues: [...]