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Cultural Understanding

Education, The Major Key to Change

Hariella Lawson | Posted 04.01.2016 | Teen
Hariella Lawson

Today, there are about 7 billion people living on this planet. Among these people, it is clear to say that no one is the same. Many individuals may pr...

Since Visiting Scotland, I've Been Trying to Understand Its Culture

Christine Stoddard | Posted 11.04.2016 | Arts
Christine Stoddard

It's been five years since I visited Scotland, the home of my paternal ancestors, and it was far from the tartan-clad, bagpipe-playing, haggis-eating oasis I was half-expecting.

Bridging the Communication Gap in Your Own Family

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 01.26.2015 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

At your next family gathering -- whether it's a holiday dinner or a wedding -- consider providing a professional sign language interpreter so that your deaf and hearing family members can get the most out of the time they spend together.

Cultural Understanding and Global Thinking in Business

Elizabeth Filippouli | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
Elizabeth Filippouli

We need to rethink they way we do business. If we want to succeed, we have to develop a new global mindset that will combine international talent management and development while building on interlinkages between diversity and innovation.

"The Table of Brotherhood... In the Cafeteria"

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 11.02.2011 | Home
Linda Novick O'Keefe

There is no clearer example of the influence of mistrust on our day-to-day interactions than inside a cafeteria, whether at school or at work, elementary through executive education -- even at the Ivies.

The Humanities: Fundamental but Utilitarian

David J. Skorton | Posted 08.15.2011 | College
David J. Skorton

Despite -- and perhaps because of -- stark budget realities, we must have the political will and discipline to support the humanities. Let's aim for funding of the National Endowment for the Humanities at the FY10 level of $167.5 million.

Assessing Cultural Intelligence Could Provide A Promising Future

Huffington Post | Jonathan Montgomery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

With United States graduation rates and scores in math, science and literacy falling behind other developed nations, researchers are now looking at wa...

Overcoming Barriers with Electronic Connectivity

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

Where we no longer must allocate the time and resources to go physically to all corners of the earth -- Facebook, Skype, our email takes us there.

Connectivity Is Key To Social Change

Jim Luce | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

In the spring I travelled to Barcelona for the GSM Association's World Congress, with 49,000 participants spread between mobile phone-related 1,300 ve...

Ms. F and Me

Robert M. Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Robert M. Grossman

Farrakhan was much more of the generation and attitude of Jesse Jackson and Jeremiah Wright. Barack had passed them by. He didn't see things their way. Perhaps his daughter didn't either.