Author Archives: Sophie Humpisch

About Sophie Humpisch

I studied business communication and cross-cultural competence. During my studies I lived abroad for a long time and therefore experienced cross-cultural differences on my own. I have been with Eidam & Partner since 2014, being responsible for the support and recruiting of cross-cultural experts. Eidam & Partner offers worldwide services related to cross-cultural communication, such as cross-cultural training, cross-cultural coaching, eLearning and preparation for international assignments for more than 80 target countries.

Knowledge transfer in the USA

There are a few differences between the German and American business cultures that can cause misunderstandings. That’s why, with the help of a specific case study, we want to more closely examine the topic of the transfer of knowledge in … Continue reading

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Travel safety in high-risk countries

A lot of countries where employees are sent on assignments abroad offer not only new professional opportunities, but also, unfortunately, increased safety risks. Read today’s blog post to find out what’s important when traveling in potentially dangerous countries.

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Successfully negotiating in Poland

The Polish business world is in some ways very different from the German one. Misunderstandings often arise, especially when it comes to business appointments and negotiations. In today’s blog post, you’ll learn what to keep in mind when sitting across … Continue reading

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Dubai: Tips for your business trip

Sooner or later, a lot of internationally active business people take a trip to Dubai, which has developed into an economic power of international importance over the last few years. In today’s blog post, you’ll learn what to keep in … Continue reading

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German-French Teamwork – Part 2

The devil is often in the details when it comes to international teamwork, especially if the partners have already been working together successfully for a long time. The second part of our series covers the small but important differences you … Continue reading

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German-French Teamwork – Part 1

Germany and France have been successful partners on various levels for a long time, including on an economic level. There are nevertheless still cultural misunderstandings between these two countries. Read today’s blog article to find out how these affect German-French … Continue reading

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International virtual leadership

Leading a cross-cultural team is coupled with all sorts of challenges. It’s especially exciting when the team members are based in different international locations and collaboration takes place to a large extent virtually. As a leader, you should learn what … Continue reading

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