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      X-Culture and Singapore Management University are proud to present The 2020 X-Culture Global Business Week in Singapore   Our partner corporations: Others TBA  icon-calendar DATES: Friday, July 24 – Thursday, July 30, 2020 Application Deadline: Friday, February 14,…

January 17th, 2020  |   Read more  

THE 2019 X-CULTURE GLOBAL SYMPOSIUM IN CALGARY: REFLECTIONS   As I am flying to the 2019 X-Culture Global Symposium in San Antonio, I cannot keep putting off writing up my reflections on the last big event in Calgary. Starting tomorrow,…

October 20th, 2019  |   Read more  

    X-Culture / Academy of International Business Student Symposium    icon-calendar  Dates: October 16-19, 2019.  icon-location-arrow  Location: San Antonio, TX Hosted by the University of Texas – San Antonio Academy of International Business, Southeast USA Chapter icon-group  Number of…

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Project lead: Marjaana Gunkel   This project examines the role of multiple intelligences on the occurrence of different types of conflict (task, process, and interpersonal) in multi-cultural teams. We examine how the different types of conflict influence performance within teams.

July 14th, 2019  |   Read more  

Time Zone Dispersion vs. Peak Performance Alignment: The Role of Time Zones in GVTs Basic Story:   Geographic dispersion, and time-zone dispersion in particular, are traditionally perceived as a barrier to the effectiveness of GVTs. Presumably, the fact that team…

July 14th, 2019  |   Read more  

Project lead: Christopher Schlägel & Marjaana Gunkel   Previous studies have shown that national culture influences the EQ of individuals. In this study, we inspect the influence of national culture on the CQ of individuals. We examine the influence of…

July 14th, 2019  |   Read more  

Project lead: Marjaana Gunkel & Christopher Schlägel   This study examines the influence of CQ and EQ on individual performance and performance in teams. We assert that high overall CQ and EQ lead to better performance at individual and at…

July 14th, 2019  |   Read more  

Project lead: Marjaana Gunkel   We know from HR literature that satisfaction often has a positive influence on performance or effectiveness. This is, however, rarely examined in a virtual context. A possible research question could be what are the antecedents…

July 14th, 2019  |   Read more  

A Much Richer Picture of the GVT Dynamics: A Qualitative Multi-Study Research Stream   The Problem The field of management research is dominated by quantitative research. However, editorials and special issue invitations calling for more qualitative research have been frequent…

March 15th, 2019  |   Read more