Publications / Presentations

“Cultural Detective Switzerland®” – Co-Author - [www.culturaldetective.com]
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Intercultural column Embracing Cultures in the magazine
Field Exchange [ennonline.net]


Contributions to the book "Beyond Chocolate" - Understanding Swiss Culture", Margaret Oertig, Bergli Books, 2002 [bergli.ch]
Swiss Culture Expert for the book “Culture Smart – Switzerland”, Kuperard 2004


OD-Thesis "Vielfalt ein Gewinn: Vielfalt der Unternehmenskulturen
der Schweiz gewinnbrigend einsetzen", IFO, CH, September 2002

Presentations to come:


Presentations including for:
 
April 24th, 2009 – Geneva  –  „Beyond Cheese, Chocolate, Watches & Banks”  - [www.thegenevacommunity.ch]
March 2009 – Lausanne – In French: on „Mini Differences – Maxi Disturbances » within Switzerland and neighboring France - [www.rezonance.ch]

December 4, 2008 – Geneva – French Swiss Association of Trainers –  [www.arfor.ch]

October 23, 2008 – Prague - Chamber of commerce Switzerland / Czech Republic and Swiss Embassy - Swiss Management Forum 2008, „Managing an International Workforce“ – [www.hst.cz]

October 8, 2008 – Geneva – Cantonal office of labor inspection (OCIRT) - [www.ge.ch/ocirt]  

September 10, 2008 – Antwerp - 20th Annual EAIE Conference – www.eaie.org    -  “Developing Intercultural Working Skills Via International Placements”

April 28, 2005 – TII annual conference, Fribourg/Switzerland - [www.tii.org/termine/docs/3594_2005_TII_Annual_conference.pdf]
January 19, 2005 – SMC Zofingen [www.smc-zofingen.ch]
October 20, 2004 - BPW Jura [www.bpw.ch]
October 8, 2004, WINConference, Geneva. [www.winconference.net]
Workshop: "Create Inspirational Organizations: connecting through appreciative inquiry".
May 3, 2004 – Schweizer Marketing Club Creativ, Zürich
April 21, 2004 – GFM Trend Tagung "Future Fitness" [www.gfm.ch]
March 9, 2004 – Club Marketing Suisse, Neuchâtel [www.cms-ne.ch]
First Tuesday Geneva, February 3 2004 [www.rezonance.ch]
BPW Sierre 2003 [bpw.ch]
SMC-CMS GV/AG Aarau, 2003 [www.smc-cms.ch ]
X'O3 Marketing Messe, Zurich 2003 [www.xongress.ch]
Lions Club Pully, Pully, CH [www.lions-w.ch/pully]
Whidbey Institute, Seattle, WA, USA, 2002 [whidbeyinstitute.org]

 
German-American Chamber of Commerce, Seattle, WA, USA, 2002 [gaccwa.org]
SIETAR Europe Conference in Vienna, A, 2002 [sietar-europa.org]
CH Jugendaustausch, Bern, CH, 2002 [www.echanges.ch]
PROMOVE (Promotion économique Montreux-Vevey), Montreux, CH, 2002 [www.promove.ch]
BPW (Business Professional Women), Lausanne, CH, 2002 [www.bpwlausanne.org]
Window on the World, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 2001 [windowontheworldinc.com]
SIETAR USA Conference in Minneapolis, MN, USA, 2001 [sietarusa.org]



Topics of presentations including:

"Doing Business in German-Speaking Europe: Communication is Everything"
"Mini Differences, Maxi Disturbances: exploring Difference in Seemingly Similar Cultures"


"Don’t trust a camel with blue eyes – or how cultural values influence our perceptions"
" Inside Afghanistan - from Soviet's Invasion to Taliban's Ruling"
"Vielfalt ein Gewinn" - Rentabiliser la diversité culturelle en Suisse
"La survie économique dans l'Afghanistan d'aujourd'hui"
"La re-découverte du savoir-être au contact d'autres cultures"
"Vérité au deçà des Pyrénées, erreur au delà. Reconnaître les différences, et rentabiliser la diversité culturelle".