Doing better business across cultures

Doing business across cultures can be difficult. Language barriers, business etiquette, social hierarchy, gender issues and geo-political factors can all come into play simultaneously – often making what begins as a straightforward business transaction, into a tense exchange that occupies a substantial amount of time and effort.

Weighing up the benefits of online testing

There was a time – around the late nineties or early 2000’s, when online learning (or e-learning) experienced a fast and surprising evolution. Driven primarily by the requirements of higher education institutions and their need to provide students with information that was accessible all of the time, this period of change saw many pundits questioning the employment prospects for human instructors – who they suggested might be irrelevant in a new education environment…