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Outsourcing Internationally

Posted on November 28, 2017 by Keith Warburton under

Over the years we have worked on scores of projects involving outsourcing projects to India, China, Mexico etc. and our brief is always the same – to try to make the interface between the outsourced operation and the home teams in the West work more effectively. I have come to recognise a pattern with regard… Read More

Is female business representation reflected in buying power globally?

Posted on November 16, 2017 by Keith Warburton under ,

While there are certainly exceptions, it is fair to say that the majority of people go to work purely to earn money, but what they do earn and how it is spent can vary wildly. Just as house prices and the price of goods – the cost of living, in simple terms – can differ… Read More

Will the global male-female wage gap ever fully close?

Posted on November 13, 2017 by Keith Warburton under ,

Since the dawn of business, men have always earned more than women, and no more is this evident than in Forbes annual rich list, which this year showed that just 11% of the wealthiest people in the world are women, and most inherited their fortunes. The male-female wage gap has and will be analysed and… Read More

Do women feature prominently in executive positions globally?

Posted on November 9, 2017 by Keith Warburton under ,

The boardroom can be a cutthroat place, and although the dynamic of many organisations is changing, the makeup of the board is seeing a slower evolution, particularly in terms of gender. A study carried out by Citrix Sharefile recently looked at female representation in boardrooms in the US to fully gauge where women had opportunities… Read More

Are women-owned businesses on the rise globally?

Posted on November 7, 2017 by Keith Warburton under ,

The dynamic of business ownership has changed dramatically over the years, and no more so than the proportion of women who are now taking on exec roles within organisations. Across the world, women are leading businesses in a variety of sectors, and this has been particularly evident in the US, where female leaders are now… Read More

3 reasons why global law firms need to develop global cultural fluency

Posted on July 11, 2017 by Keith Warburton under , ,

Over the past decade, I have worked with some of the world’s greatest international Law Firms and I have been heavily involved with their globalization processes. This has been a fascinating journey and I’ve learnt an enormous amount along the way. Many of the firms have grown from local powerhouses to global super powers and… Read More

Off-Shore Partners in India

Posted on June 30, 2017 by Keith Warburton under , ,

Over the years I’ve been involved in a number of major projects where U.S. or European companies have looked to transition work from their home countries to outsourced facilities in India. The drivers behind these projects have been many and varied, but I suppose that cost reduction is always a major component of any such… Read More

DLA Piper WIN in Manchester on July 4th

Posted on June 27, 2017 by Keith Warburton under

Neil Moon and Keith Warburton of Global Business Culture have been asked to deliver one of their ground-breaking What In-house Lawyers Need (WIN) sessions at their Manchester office on July 4th. Neil and Keith will be addressing ‘Global Culture and Global Supply Chain – making it work’. As supply chains become ever more stretched across… Read More

LLoyds Market Association Academy Learning Week – June 29th London

Posted on June 27, 2017 by Keith Warburton under

Global Business Culture Founder, Keith Warburton, will be speaking at the prestigious annual Lloyds Market Association Academy learning week event for the second year in a row at the iconic Lloyds Building in London. Keith will be speaking on ‘managing global teams’ which is an issue of increasing importance for the insurance industry as more… Read More

Global Compliance and Global Cultural Difference

Posted on June 13, 2017 by Keith Warburton under ,

A report published by Control Risks titled ‘International Business Attitudes to Corruption’ succinctly highlighted some of the extreme challenges faced by Compliance Officers within global organisations. As regulators increasingly extend their global reach whilst at the same time anti-corruption laws become ever more comprehensive, Global Compliance comes face-to-face with culturally differing norms around the world…. Read More

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