Posts tagged 3-Casestudy
Top Meditation Techniques from Diplomatic Leaders

When United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold re-opened the meditation room in the UN New York headquarters in 1957, a milestone was set. Hammerskjold recognised that world leaders needed a quiet room to bring back “the stillness which we have lost in our streets, and in our conference rooms, and to bring it back in a setting in which no noise would impinge on our imagination”.

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Managing Difficult Relationships During Brexit

Dealing with difficult people is something widespread in the field of international relations and diplomacy. Yet, managing contemporary challenges requires a good mix of people with various abilities, personalities, and temperament. One of the most complex negotiations to date is the case of Brexit, where the British government and the European Union are forced to settle on a deal as a result of Britain’s decision to leave its EU membership.

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Communicating across Borders

Is the way people think influenced by what languages they speak? Do semantic and lexical differences have an impact on how people communicate with each other? What role does culture play in social interactions? Delving into what decades of research on cognitive psychology have highlighted, this article helps you better understand how and why languages (and cultures alike) are an important cornerstone in cross-cultural communication theory and practice.  

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