Sector Focus

With over 15 years’ experience working in the field of international cultural differences and virtual team working, Global Business Culture has built up considerable expertise in a number of key commercial sectors. This expertise has been developed by working closely with many of the world’s leading organisations in all parts of the world.

We feel that this sector expertise can help our clients overcome some of the challenges of globalisation by enabling their staff to work more effectively across the boundaries of culture, time, geography and technology.

Our key sectors are
  • Legal
  • Finance
  • Telecoms
  • Manufacturing

Legal Sector

Global Business Culture has a particularly strong profile in the legal industry. For more than a decade, we have worked in close partnership with many of the world’s leading law firms and have a proven record of assisting them to optimise the success of their international work.

How we help
We help our legal clients to solve both strategic and day-to-day operational problems by developing the skills needed to work effectively across international networks.
Typical issues explored include
  • The impact of culture on international legal transactions
  • Working successfully in/with a specific region or country
  • Effective cross-jurisdictional legal teams
  • International pitching and cross-selling
  • Preparing for an international secondment
  • Strategies for law firms that work across cultures
  • International business culture for legal conferences and retreats

Our approach
Drawing on our unique and in-depth understanding of the ways in which law firms operate Global Business Culture are able to develop highly focused training initiatives which address the specific requirements of each of our legal clients. Our training programmes are dynamic and practical and provide immediate, tangible benefits for:
  • Partners
  • Associates
  • Trainees
  • Support staff
  • In-house counsel

Law sector clients include
  • Ashurst
  • Allen & Overy
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner
  • Bird & Bird
  • Clifford Chance
  • Covidien
  • Cummins
  • DLA Piper
  • Eversheds
  • Exxon
  • Mobil
  • Herbert Smith
  • Jones Day
  • Linklaters
  • Lovells
  • Nabarro
  • Osborne Clarke
  • Reckitt & Benckiser
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • SJ Berwin
  • Taylow Wessing
  • Tyco

Finance

Global Business Culture has a particularly strong profile in the financial services sector. For more than a decade, we have worked in close partnership with many of the world’s leading financial institutions – including banks, insurance companies and accountancy firms - and have a proven record of assisting them to optimise the success of their international work.

How we help
We help our financial services clients to solve both strategic and day-to-day operational problems by developing the inter-personal skills needed to work effectively across international networks and with global clients.

Typical issues explored include
  • The impact of culture on international financial transactions
  • Working successfully with colleagues or clients in a specific region or country
  • Effective cross-border project teams
  • International pitching and cross-selling
  • Preparing for an international secondment
  • International business culture for conferences and retreats

Our approach
Drawing on an in-depth understanding of the finance sector, Global Business Culture are able to develop highly focused training initiatives which address the specific requirements of each of our financial services clients. Our training programmes are dynamic and practical and provide immediate, tangible benefits.

We work with all levels within an organisation – from the most senior executives through to new recruits and aim to add value at both the strategic and day-to-day interpersonal level.

Finance sector clients include:
  • HSBC
  • Mizuho
  • Catlin
  • BDO
  • ING
  • Cordea Savills
  • ACCA
  • Barclays
  • Mitsubishi
  • Howden
  • JP Morgan
  • Dresdner
  • M&G
  • ICAEW

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