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A video summary of a Master’s thesis that used X-Culture data. I am very happy that X-Culture data have now been used in half a dozen doctoral dissertation and master’s thesis research projects (6 successful defenses so far). Two students…

February 15th, 2019  |   Read more  

After 15 months of testing and trying, it seems like X-Culture Kids is gaining momentum. We tested the program with a few dozen kids in 2018-1 and 2018-2, determined that it works, the kids are learning A LOT about other…

January 25th, 2019  |   Read more  

My name is Maria Liami and I am a Master student in the program of International Business and Management in the University of Groningen, in the Netherlands. Now that the X-Culture project is over, I would like to thank you…

January 19th, 2019  |   Read more  

X-Culture is not a for-profit business or a company in a traditional sense. X-Culture is a community of hundreds of professors around the world who work together to provide their students with an opportunity to learn international business through experience….

December 9th, 2018  |   Read more  

ANY STARTUP FOUNDERS/MANAGERS HERE?       One of X-Culture’s partners, an Italian business accelerator/incubator Innovits runs an annual idea competition with the purpose of selecting and nurturing the highest potential projects. They have two programs: Gymnasium Academy   The acceleration…

October 15th, 2018  |   Read more  

Research network workshop on “The concept of cultural archetypes – A way of measuring culture and improving our understanding of cultural differences?” University of North Carolina, USA, August 15 – 17, 2018 Mid of August 2018 the members of the…

August 27th, 2018  |   Read more  

PREPARE TO BE AMAZED. X-CULTURE KIDS PRESENTATIONS. As you may know, this semester we tested if kids ages 9-14 can participate in X-Culture, if they are capable of and would benefit from completing a business consulting projects in global virtual teams….

August 20th, 2018  |   Read more  
August 20th, 2018  |   Read more  

X-Culture Kids: Reflections after the Global Symposium in Italy Here is what we know after testing X-Culture Kids for 9 months. So, after years of parents asking to enroll their kids in X-Culture, I gave in and allowed 100 kids…

August 20th, 2018  |   Read more  

EXPERIMENTS WITH BOOSTING RESEARCH PRODUCTIVITY This summer, we have tested three different ways of boosting research productivity. In June, right before the AIB conference, we ran a 4+3 Day Research Xackathon: https://x-culture.org/2018-research-conference/. It was a full-flagged Silicon-Valley-style hackathon, where we basically locked…

August 18th, 2018  |   Read more