TEDxAmsterdam 2013 Riding the waves of culture

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1. question: why do we have so many crises?

1.1. crises after crises

1.2. answer: pace of change has never been this big as in the past

1.2.1. bloody nonsense

1.2.2. I haven been hearing that for 50 years

1.3. what has changed

1.3.1. the experience of diversity

1.3.2. "we have been living in ethnic cages"

1.3.2.1. Peter Sloterdijk

1.3.2.1.1. German Philosopher

1.3.2.2. now: the lids are of

1.3.2.2.1. mixing

1.3.3. example

1.3.3.1. Amsterdam

1.3.3.1.1. diversity is all over the map

1.4. stilll model/paradims in which we picture the world are still culturally biased

1.4.1. leadership

1.4.1.1. American viewpoints don't even work in America

1.4.2. politcs

1.4.2.1. very cultural biased

1.5. we need to connect viewpoints

1.5.1. otherwise, the above might be the view of companies

2. Navigation

2.1. Back to overview map

3. About

3.1. ... this map

3.1.1. Use the + and - buttons to expand/ collapse topics

3.1.2. Hover over the notes icon to read attached notes

3.1.3. Look our for link icons like this one get more information

3.2. ...the author

3.2.1. Fons Trompenaars

3.2.2. his book on which this talk is based

3.2.3. what the interview with Frenk van der Linden (in Dutch)

3.3. ...this talk

3.3.1. Themes

3.3.2. Related talks

3.3.3. Reactions

3.3.4. watch this talk on Youtube

3.3.5. View the follow-up page by THT-Consulting

4. How did this evolve?

4.1. I personally have been raised in multicultural family

4.1.1. French mother and Dutch Father

4.1.1.1. doesn't make you Belgian

4.1.1.2. there are limts to what you can take

4.1.2. differences

4.1.2.1. French respect authority

4.1.2.2. The Dutch challenge authority

4.2. before

4.2.1. The French were in France

4.2.2. The Americans in America

4.2.3. The Chinese in China

4.2.4. local management theories did work

4.3. now

4.3.1. we have multicultural teams

4.3.2. what do we need to do

4.3.2.1. connect

4.3.2.1.1. the outsiders viewpoint

4.3.2.1.2. the insiders viewpoint

4.3.2.2. get a better picture of reality

4.3.2.3. create a paradigm that works across cultures

5. How to cope with these challenges?

5.1. general approaches

5.1.1. select shared values that helps us to solve the dilemma's

5.1.2. use humor

5.1.2.1. humor is making two opposing logic logical

5.1.3. find the shared human dilemma's

5.1.3.1. e.g.

5.1.3.1.1. helping a friend

5.1.3.1.2. somthing the truth

5.2. using the 'Culture for Business' app

5.2.1. fille in a questonnaire

5.2.2. matches

5.2.2.1. your profile

5.2.2.2. profile of the country of interest

5.2.3. Matches profiles and gives you tips

5.2.4. Shows you:

5.2.4.1. differences

5.2.4.2. what you can do to reconcile these dilemma's

5.2.4.3. dilemmas it creates with other cultures

5.2.4.4. what you can do

5.2.5. more information of this app on the THT consulting follow-up page

5.3. connect viewpoints, using leadership

5.3.1. not

5.3.1.1. only going top down

5.3.1.2. only going bottom up

5.3.2. using the servant leader

5.4. leadership in diverse groups need to combine the opposites into a higher reality

5.4.1. not only the side

5.4.2. not only the top

5.4.3. but a combined view