Browsing All posts tagged under »multiculturalism«

X-Cultural Flexibility

June 12, 2010

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My brother, nicknamed Tant – short for our family name – is an international student at Brandeis University working on his Masters Degree in International Business. Born and raised in Armenia, he has lived in Canada, Russia and England. For as long as I can remember, he has been enrolled in head-spinning projects and progressive […]

Change One Can Make

April 4, 2010

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Take a look at how one Syrian family living in Pakistan  can bring a change to so many families in this volatile country,  often seen as one of the most dangerous countries of our time.

The Al Barmawys: Building Cross-Cultural Bridges

March 26, 2010

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By Naveed Ahmad, Alia Turki Al-Rabeo and Ruzanna Tantushyan The Al Barmawys Maath Al Barmawy makes a daily impact on the lives of as many people as an average person does in a lifetime. Being a Syrian emigrant living in Pakistan Al Barmawy is working to open the same doors for his new countryman.  While […]

Q&A With Andrew Molinsky: Cross-Cultural Communication

March 20, 2010

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Andrew Molinsky, Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at Brandeis University’s International Business School,  sheds light on the issue of cross-cultural communication, its challenges and possible ways to reduce cultural shock. You can download the audio Q&A interview  here (scroll down on the opened page to download the audio file).

Silent Syrian Hero Bids To Bridge Perceptual Gap About Pakistan

March 20, 2010

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Yousaf al-Barmawy (65) found a new homeland when he moved from Syria to Pakistan in the 1970s.  And so has his son, Maath (44). Together they have been recruiting Pakistani human resources and placing construction, oil exploitation, manufacturing and agriculture specialists with industry leading firms across the globe.