Conference Calls and Culture Clashes


HQ Asia Article

Dr Zsuzsanna Tungli is the Managing Partner of Cultural Training Asia, the training division of Developing Global Leaders Asia 

“In today’s globalised world, multinational teams are very common. Diverse teams can lead to increased creativity, better problem-solving capability, and deeper understanding of regional markets. But they can also lead to missed deadlines, deals going astray and low morale.

The primary points of contact for multinational teams are conference calls and emails, rather than face-to-face meetings. Hence, it is critical to understand and overcome the challenges inherent in cross-cultural conference calls. In any such call there are at least two important issues to consider…”

pdfHQ Asia Conference calls and culture clashes 2013.pdf


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