Perspectives from Relational Economics: What are the implications of a focus on commonalities?

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On July 6, 2021 the Working Group “Transcultural Cooperation & Leadership” discussed the conceptual and practical implications of a relational approach on cultural complexity together with Professor Josef Wieland, Director of Zeppelin University’s Leadership Excellence Institute and Founder of the Transcultural Caravan. This blog post is intended to touch on a selection of thoughts from this session and to encourage further exploration of the topic. The role of culture in the theory of relational economics In the exchange with Josef Wieland, it was discussed that in times in which value creation happens predominantly in global networks, which are characterized by […]

A Place Beyond Belief: MULTILOGUE

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Moving beyond cross-cultural and intercultural competences, practitioners and researchers are now investigating what transcultural competence can mean for our tribe of explorers working in diversity. Diversities of any kind, be they ethnic, racial, national, gender, generational, socio-educational, political, professional, cognitive, religious or others, are social constructs which we have created and reinforced. Researchers into transcultural competence are investigating what happens when we move beyond and through cultural boundaries and dimensions to the liminal space which appears between. No longer is it sufficient to view cultures as islands or things, we now see the liminal third culture space as a fertile […]