Category Archives: Work Culture

Merging Companies – Merging People

A while ago, I got the opportunity to talk to someone who has built his own company from a rather small, local enterprise, to an international group. Let’s call him A. I also talked to a person who built up her own … Continue reading

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Ways to Look at Talent – Is France Changing Direction?

“Make sure you study something you like and that you think is fun, it’s the best way to get good results. The rest will sort itself out later.” That’s the advice I was given when I wondered what I should … Continue reading

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To Value or Evaluate Employees

I recently came across a discussion on my new favourite network Skiller, about the benefits and horrors of yearly objectives and evaluations. Why not just assume that people to do their job well, and that would be the end of … Continue reading

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The French, the Danes, and Happiness Indices

You can read a number of articles in France’s online press on how the young generation is fleeing the country to work in other, less sordid, environments. The Sinistrose* is widespread in the workplace. Factories close. Only 11% of the … Continue reading

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The Libération of French Companies

Libération. It sounds like some type of communist concept, or at least as if the sweat shops in Asia were being dismantled and changed into factories where the workers are well treated. This was my first reaction when I saw … Continue reading

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Navigating Cultural Differences While Working Internationally

Name              Linnea Nas Age                   36 Nationality   Swedish Lives               Stockholm Works as      Accountant at TradeDoubler*, an international performance marketing … Continue reading

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Biscuits Without Bosses – How France’s 2nd Largest Biscuit Producer Changed its Management Concept

I spoke with a friend about innovative management in France the other day, and she said: I know of this a company with a really interesting approach, you should check it out! The company is called Poult. It makes biscuits … Continue reading

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