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Category: Cultural Diversity

SSC Cairo: Celebrating Ramadan

Ramadan is considered one of the holiest yet festive month of the year. In Egypt you get to see and feel the spirit not only in every house but in every street you walk in. All streets are decorated with ... read more

Celebrating Diversity: Understanding Ramadan in Indonesia

At Henkel, our diversity is our strength. In Indonesia, employees of different religious and cultural backgrounds contribute to an increasingly diverse workplace. For most colleagues who identify themselves as Muslim, Ramadan is a special time of the year. A time ... read more

Lived Diversity: How is it… to come from Turkey to Vienna?

The dynamic exchange among people of different cultures supports the creation of innovative ideas – thus the performance in our working environment improves. Cultural diversity in a team is a competitive advantage, but also a challenge. “How is it to ... read more

Intercultural Communication: Hello, hallo, bonjour, привет, hola, 您好!

When thinking about intercultural communication the first thing that comes to mind is how to greet someone. Are you always sure about how to greet your business partner from a different culture? Let’s take a closer look at a “greetings ... read more

Lived Diversity: How is it… to come from Romania to Vienna?

The dynamic exchange among people of different cultures supports the creation of innovative ideas – thus the performance in our working environment improves. Cultural diversity in a team is a competitive advantage, but also a challenge. “How is it to ... read more

Lived Diversity: How is it… to come from Austria to Shanghai?

The dynamic exchange among people of different cultures supports the creation of innovative ideas – thus the performance in our working environment improves. Cultural diversity in a team is a competitive advantage, but also a challenge. “How is it to ... read more

Communicate to understand and be understood

The meeting is over. Everyone bangs their knuckles on the table and gets up to leave. This common way to end a meeting in Germany could puzzle someone from a different culture at first. By anticipating such cultural differences in ... read more

Henkel “serves” Diversity for Lunch!

Once a month from August 2015, the dish of the day in one of the canteens at Henkel’s Headquarters in Düsseldorf will be “Diversity.” Those employees using Henkel’s canteen services can expect a culinary tour of the world with special meals ... read more