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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,…

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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…

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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…

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X-Culture is an experiential learning program for international business. About 10,000 university students from 160 universities in 40 countries on 6 continents take part in X-Culture every semester. First, the students receive training that covers the basics of international business,…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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