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X-Cultural work places

Having worked in a corporate setting in both India and the USA with end users in many South Asian countries, I have noticed a number of cultural differences. While it is challenging to adapt to a culture when you are trying to work (and collaborate) on a project, it is also fun. You learn a lot about different cultures and once you understand the subtle differences, it should be relatively easy working with people from different countries. Andy Molinsky, author of Global Dexterity, states that there are…

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User Experience in Mobile Phones

User experience (UX) is a very critical area when it comes to everyone’s favorite device these days – the mobile phones. Apple has certainly laid down a benchmark for exceptional user experience and Android devices are now are trying to match the UX and are providing equally competitive phones. User experience in basic terms is defined as overall experience of the user using the end product. Cnet has expertise in reviewing phones and provided a few years ago a great article on the essential elements along which…

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Strategy – Is it overrated?

Some say strategy is good, some say strategy is highly overrated, some have built their careers on strategy and some, especially in corporate circles, believe strategy is something higher executives deal with and they are miles away from it, working on the day to day issues of their business. As for me, I love strategy. That is because there are so many benefits to it. My favorite quote on strategy is: Strategy involves trade-offs. The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do. –…

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