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Current Free Reports and Videos

1.

Executive Leadership Institute Video on Global Leadership

This video, taken from a presentation by Vicki Flier Hudson at the Kettering Executive Network, explores the impact of cross-cultural challenges on revenue and the best practices to stay ahead.

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Lessons from Space for the Global Virtual Workplace

Today’s workplace teams are likely to have members from all over the world. Differences in culture, language, accents, and technology can be barriers to performance. But a number of tools derived from NASA’s space program can bring your global virtual teams together. This article published in Industrial Management magazine outlines those tools and best practices.

This article is provided with permission of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers from the May/June 2017 issue of Industrial Management, Copyright©2017 Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers. All rights reserved.

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3.

Meeting Hate with Compassionate Courage

Highroad chief Vicki Flier Hudson responds to the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, VA with a call for compassionate courage. This article, published in Khabar Magazine, explores techniques for using empathy and boldness to stand up to bias and hate.

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4.

Cross-Cultural Competency: A Message for Leaders

Vicki Hudson of Highroad is interviewed for The Transformative Leader podcast. She and host Amir Ghannad discuss how leaders can overcome their blind spots and get the full advantage of their diverse teams.

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5.

The Number One Impact on Offshore Deals: Cultural Differences

This article, published in Nearshore Americas, discusses the role of cross-cultural training in creating sustainable, productive offshore partnerships. Author Luke Bujarski interviewed Highroad Global Services and other experts in language and cross-cultural training to better understand how clients meet their offshore expectations. The article also looks at the cultural differences that can make or break a cross-border contract.

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6.

From Divided to Ignited to United:

Proper planning is necessary if you want more than raw data or an information dump from your offshore business. Cultural education and team building can unite your global teams, leveraging them to operate as a single entity, yet respecting and valuing differences. Click here to find out in which stage your global business stands.

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7.

Top Ten Tips for Doing Business Outside the United States

Doing business outside the US can be challenging if you’re unfamiliar with the global landscape. This article by Highroad chief Vicki Flier Hudson offers ten easy tips for success abroad.

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8.

Effective Cross-Cultural Project Management:

This article, a feature published in September of 2007 in Industrial Engineer magazine, highlights the common pitfalls of planning a project across cultures and provides several strategies for success. Do not miss this content-rich, practical report on streamlining your projects and ensuring results across borders.

Copyright © 2007. Reprinted with permission of the Institute of Industrial Engineers from September 2007, Industrial Engineer. All rights reserved.

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9.

The Untapped Goldmine: Marketing to Diverse Consumers:

Are you reaching all of your potential consumers? Are you ready for marketing in a globalized economy? Connecting with consumers’ cultural values and needs is a key part of marketing today. Read this report for tips, resources and in-depth understanding about raising your market value for a diverse set of customers.

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