Intercultural Sensitivity Workshop & World Café at Robert Bosch GmbH


In the realm of intercultural training, intensive cooperation is already taking place between Robert Bosch GmbH and ti communication, especially regarding the preparation of employees being sent on foreign assignments. It hardly even matters where they are going; our network of experts spans the globe: from Singapore to Portugal, the Netherlands, China and Saudi Arabia, all the way to Australia.

This year, we had the opportunity to support the Robert Bosch company using a different format: On the occasion of an international conference with participants from Germany, China, the USA and Japan, our trainers Anna Corbett and Susanne Taylor conducted a 2.5-hour workshop.

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Podcast: Global business communication and culture


What do US-Americans have to keep in mind when working with Germans? What can be considered “typically German”, or “typically American”? What incidents could cause irritations on both sides? During her interview with Globig’s CEO Anke Corbin, our senior trainer Sabine Amend invites you to change perspectives.

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ti communication - Success Stories


Our Newsletter May- August 2017 has arrived!

The newest issue contains:

- An article on the successful collaboration of our Trainer Andreas Hauser with the Austrian company OMICRON electronics and his “Global Leadership” seminar in Sweden.

- An interview of our trainer Angela Kessel with Infineon’s co-worker magazine in which our expert talks about possible misunderstandings between Germans and Japanese and how these might be avoided.


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„Global Leadership“ - Andreas Hauser about Management Training for OMICRON electronics in Sweden


OMICRON electronics of Klaus, Austria, is renowned as a service provider for innovative test solutions
in electrotechnology: 700 employees, 20 branches around the world and business activity in 140 countries
make this enterprise from Vorarlberg one of the leading international companies in its sector. English
is almost a matter of course as the global corporate

One of OMICRON’s trademarks is its success beyond cultural borders – and ti communication supports
this endeavor: Senior trainer and coach Andreas Hauser has been conducting general and country- specific training for national and international employees since 2012. Since last year, the company has gone a step further, allowing Andreas Hauser to prepare its managers around the world for future internal and external challenges in the area of global leadership.

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"There's no way to escape national clichés" - eMag Interview (5)

"There's no way to escape national clichés" - eMag Interview (5)

In our eMag series "Cultures, Communication and Clichés" we speak with external cross-cultural trainers about how they prepare their trainees for life in other cultures. This includes working on national clichés and unexpected social mistakes. And it's not always possible to avoid falling back into our own cultural patterns. Trainer Angela Kessel conveys an awareness of this fact and illustrates behavioral patterns using specific examples. Her specialty area: Japan and the topics Communication, Project Management and Hierarchical Systems.

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"A culture consists of many stories " - eMag Interview (4)

"A culture consists of many stories " - eMag Interview (4)

In the series “Cultures, communication and stereotypes” of the eMag co-worker magazine of Infineon Technologies AG, the editors talk with intercultural trainers about how they prepare their training participants for life in other cultures. They also explore country stereotypes and faux pas. Trainer Barbara Geldermann spoke with eMag about her many years of experience with Asian cultures and explains that there is no general formula for dealing with people from other cultures. Her specialty area is East-Asian and Southeast-Asian cultures: Greater China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore.

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Polishing the cultural eyeglasses - eMag Interview (3)

Polishing the cultural eyeglasses - eMag Interview (3)

For years now, ti communication has been working as a partner and provider for intercultural training and coaching for Infineon Technologies AG. In order to make its employees aware of available training courses and to show why intercultural training is worthwhile, Infineon is publishing a series of interviews with our trainers in its own employee magazine. The series "Cultures, Communication and Clichés" addresses the challenges, country-specific clichés and traps of intercultural communication. In an interview, Dorothea Hegner speaks with eMag about her experiences as a cross-cultural trainer and explains the fine cultural differences found even between neighboring countries such as Switzerland and Germany. Her areas of specialization: Malaysia, Singapore, Switzerland, Germany and Austria.

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ti communication GmbH with strong presence at the European-Colorado Trade Show, 23 February 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA

ti communication GmbH 
with strong presence at the European-Colorado Trade Show, 23 February 2017, Denver, Colorado, USA

A premiere took place on a snowy Thursday in Denver, CO, USA: Jointly organized by the World Trade Center Denver, the German Professional Women´s Association of Colorado and the German American Chamber of Commerce Denver, the first European-Colorado Trade Show was off to good start with approximately 40 vendors and 200 visitors. ti communication GmbH was represented strongly: First, with the keynote speech “Cross Cultural Skills as a Key Success Factor“ by Sabine Amend, Director Business Development USA for ti communication GmbH, second with a vendor booth, and third, as a co-panelist together with Paul Kullman (formerly State Department Commercial Section) and James Mister (invest in bavaria, San Francisco office) addressing international trade and investment issues.

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Different Countries, different customs - intercultural training measures at Rausch & Pausch GmbH


For years now, Rausch & Pausch GmbH (abbreviated RAPA) has been among the world's leading developers of hydraulic and pneumatic valve systems for vehicle construction. The German company with its headquarters in the Upper Franconian Selb today employs more than 950 employees at three locations in Germany and in the US. To ensure that all communication and cooperation between the different locations runs smoothly, ti communication periodically supports RAPA with intercultural training and coaching measures. To properly inform its employees about the wide-ranging training measures, RAPAs internal newsletter ("Ventilpost") recently featured an interesting interview with our senior trainer Sabine Wagner, which you can now read in full length in this blog:

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