Tagged with 5-D Model

Following laws the Swedish way

The header “Swedish authorities made the Ice hotel install fire alarms” caught my attention.  This famous hotel rebuilt every winter in northern Sweden using only ice, will this year for the first time install fire alarms. The Ice Hotel is following a request by authorities to guarantee the safety of its guests.Hotel spokeswoman Beatrice Karlsson … Continue reading

Disconnect to connect

Recently I discovered a beautiful commercial from Dtac, a Thai mobile phone operator. The commercial’s title is “Disconnect to connect” and shows people too busy with their phones  to notice the people around them. The commercial then shows what happens if you turn off your phone and see the world around you. Very nice message from a company … Continue reading

Culture at the office

In 2009, when I still worked as the CEO of itim international, we were contacted by Steelcase. Steelcase is a global office furniture company and they were doing research into the different use of office space across the world. A very interesting topic that already in 2000 fascinated me when I read Jurriaan van Meel’s … Continue reading

Knowledge = Power

Knowledge = power in PDI+ cultures. How challenging this is when knowledge is available everywhere for everyone 24/7. Insight from #HIMC — Gigi de Groot (@gigidegroot) March 13, 2013