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January 28, 2019

“People expected AI to be unbiased; that’s just wrong,” Joanna Bryson says. “If the underlying data reflects stereotypes, or if you train AI from human culture, you will find these things.” *

I had interesting conversations with my children over the w...

December 12, 2018

Building Organizational Capacity in Diverse Teams

We just completed The Leadership Development 2018 Program, designed and led by Francis Jee and Marie Tseng, for a European client growing its operations in Asia.

We took a group of 26 emerging leaders o...

December 12, 2018

I am a strong believer that getting to understand your environment thoroughly is essential for a positive and successful assignment in a new country.  Malaysia, being so welcoming and accommodating to expatriates, it does require some effort to do so...

December 12, 2018

Cultural Impact is setting up an ICP coaching certification program together with SECA, Strategic Executive Coaching Alliance. Download the program here

We took this occasion to ask a few questions to Ana Goncalves, founder of SECA, who will be runn...

October 23, 2018

To talk about cultural differences could be a taboo. It’s taboo in Malaysia because of the inner structure of society. It can also be a taboo for many managers who sometimes believe that their leadership competences will reach across cultures. The Wo...

October 23, 2018

Are managers with a lot of international experience more effective abroad than managers with little international exposure? Does intercultural training achieve what it is supposed to achieve? Are younger members of the workforce, after a study abroad...

October 2, 2017

In Malaysia, 70% of Internet users have a Facebook account. Malaysians have embraced social media with enthusiasm, as one more way to connect.

It is not unusual to hear in Malaysia “it is not what you know but who you know” that matters.  Some expatri...

October 2, 2017

Signs of respect and status are everywhere  in Malaysia:  from the police escorts on the streets and  the special treatment reserved to VIP at official functions ( VVIP signs can even be spotted in Kuala Lumpur!)  to the numerous titles and honorific...

October 2, 2017

Who hasn’t gone native in Malaysia and used this very versatile phrase? Odw :  getting ready to go or odw: be there in 2 minutes.

Malaysian time has a very  “rubberlike” nature. Here being accommodating and flexible matters more than being punctual.

Wh...

October 2, 2017

When asked about what makes them  proud of their country : FOOD is by far the  first thing Malaysians mention. Food is truly the one thing that brings Malaysians of all ethnicities together. Ask any of your local friends or colleagues about a specifi...

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