All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Culture’
The latest factoid to be pulled out of Greenlight’s “Search & Social Survey (2011-2012),” a global survey of 500 people that sought out information about user experiences and behaviors, reveals that many people around the world conduct online searches in more than one language. 76% of the study’s participants claimed that they search for information on the internet in two …
Online dating is not an unheard-of term anymore, but is very commonplace now in today’s society. I am sure you know of at least one couple that met on the internet, or is in a long-distance relationship and uses the internet to help their relationship succeed. I remember when I was back in high school, I knew of an older …
I don’t know what to think about this story, according to ex-Google engineer James Whittaker, Google+ was the nail in the coffin for the climate for innovation and creativity at the technology giant. Their competition with Facebook to be the number one social networking platform became the driving priority at Google and that stifled creativity in a major way. The …
When it comes to communicating online, there is a definite unique technique that surpasses them all, catering specifically to Internet Culture – the one social element that connects us all, no matter where we’re from, as long as we’re hooked up to the world wide web.
The US Department of State hosted a webchat with David Kline. For those of you who might not know David, he wrote blog! how the newest media revolution is changing politics, business, and culture.
Matching individuals to organizations is a crucial part of success for any company. The match between people and the companies for which they work is determined by the kind of organizational culture that exists. The degree to which an organization’s values match the values of an individual who works for the company determines whether a person is a good match for a particular organization.
“[T]he Internet [is] the most recent and the most sinister facet of American cultural imperialism to emerge: the Internet is anchored in the United States; the vast majority of World Wide Web sites are based in the U.S and are in English; most software used to navigate the Internet is in English; and search engines are in English (Kim, 1998)”.
First impressions often leave lasting impressions. Impressions also result in people’s perceptions. There goes that age-old debate — “Perception versus Reality.” I say that perception is someone’s impression of reality. And sometimes… no matter what is reality, you just can’t change people’s perception of a situation or thing.
With the rise in ownership of computers and internet usage growing daily, the internet is fast becoming the primary port of call for information, shopping and services. In addition, those computer and internet users are increasingly from non-English speaking countries. At the end of 2002, it was estimated that 32% of internet users were non-native English speakers. This figure is constantly rising. In response, businesses have quickly become aware of the benefits of website localization.
The signs are in – the employment trend in Singapore is picking up again. As the republic continue to do well economically and register better-than-expected growth, investors’ confident will climb and business will expand. Good news for job seekers, especially those who had just graduated and those who has been retrenched last year – companies are hiring again.
“As much as 80% of adult ‘success’ comes from EQ,” said Daniel Goleman, author of “Emotional Intelligence,” and he asserts the difference between a “good” leader and an “excellent” leader is 85-95% attributable to emotional intelligence.
CRM: It’s at the forefront of today’s business vocabulary and, according to Meridien Research, $6.7 billion was spent globally on Customer Relationship Management software in 2001. However, businesses are increasingly learning that technology and software alone cannot make a CRM system successful, and that communication, behaviour and culture are equally crucial factors in developing a successful CRM strategy.