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Fons Trompenaars

possible topics:

  • The Challenge of International Business
  • International Teambuilding
  • Managing across Cultures
  • Multicultural Management
  • Remote Management
  • Culture Compass Country Briefings
  • Leadership for the 21st Century

publications:

  • Rewarding Performance Globally: Reconciling the Global-Local Dilemma (with Robert J. Greene -2016)
  • 100+ Management Models: How to Understand and Apply the World's Most Powerful Business Tools (2015)
  • 1Cross-cultural management textbook: Lessons from the world leading experts in cross-cultural management (2012)
  • The Enlightened Leader: An Introduction to the Chakras of Leadership (2011)
  • Accelerating out of the Great Recession: How to Win in a Slow-Growth Economy (2010)
  • The Global M&A Tango: How to Reconcile Cultural Differences in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Strategic Partnerships (2010)
  • Innovating in a Global Crisis (2009)
  • Servant Leadership Across Cultures: Harnessing the Strengths of the World's Most Powerful Management Philosophy (2009)
  • Managing People Across Cultures (2004)
  • Business Across Cultures (2003)
  • 21 Leaders for the 21st Century (2001)
  • Seven Cultures of Capitalism (with Charles Hampden-Turner, 1993)
  • Riding the Waves of Culture - Understanding Cultural Diversity in Business”(1993)

Prof. Fons Trompenaars

Authority on Cultural Diversity
Fons Trompenaars

Fons Trompenaars is the Founder and Director of Trompenaars Hampden-Turner, an intercultural management firm. Known world-wide for his work on the subject of culture and business transformation, he helps Fortune 500 companies solve their business and cultural dilemmas and increase global effectiveness and performance.

Listed regularly as one of the world's most influential, living, management thinkers, Fons has been awarded the International Professional Practice Area Research Award by the American Society for Training and Development. He was voted one of the top 20 HR Most Influential International Thinkers 2011 by HR Magazine. He is also ranked in the Thinkers50 2011, 2013 and 2015 as being one of the most influential management thinkers alive. Fons was inducted in the Thinkers50 Hall of Fame in 2017 which salutes distinguished Management Thinkers and their contributions. He studied Economics at the Free University of Amsterdam and earned a Ph.D. from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Having developed a model to analyse cultural differences, the so-called "Seven Dimensions of Culture Model", he shows how managing complexity in a heterogeneous environment is a major challenge for today's international managers and corporate leaders as well as a critical component of long term success. He explains how reconciling cultural differences will lead to competitive advantage.

Fons presents in an entertaining, thought-provoking way and gives interactive introductions into a topic with the aid of examples and best practices that relate to the audience's daily work situation and its implications globally.

He addresses audiences around the world, in English, French, Dutch and German.

possible topics:

  • The Challenge of International Business
  • International Teambuilding
  • Managing across Cultures
  • Multicultural Management
  • Remote Management
  • Culture Compass Country Briefings
  • Leadership for the 21st Century

publications:

  • Rewarding Performance Globally: Reconciling the Global-Local Dilemma (with Robert J. Greene -2016)
  • 100+ Management Models: How to Understand and Apply the World's Most Powerful Business Tools (2015)
  • 1Cross-cultural management textbook: Lessons from the world leading experts in cross-cultural management (2012)
  • The Enlightened Leader: An Introduction to the Chakras of Leadership (2011)
  • Accelerating out of the Great Recession: How to Win in a Slow-Growth Economy (2010)
  • The Global M&A Tango: How to Reconcile Cultural Differences in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Strategic Partnerships (2010)
  • Innovating in a Global Crisis (2009)
  • Servant Leadership Across Cultures: Harnessing the Strengths of the World's Most Powerful Management Philosophy (2009)
  • Managing People Across Cultures (2004)
  • Business Across Cultures (2003)
  • 21 Leaders for the 21st Century (2001)
  • Seven Cultures of Capitalism (with Charles Hampden-Turner, 1993)
  • Riding the Waves of Culture - Understanding Cultural Diversity in Business”(1993)