The biggest challenge in motivating and leading Business Teams today is the explosive growth in the number of nationalities represented on Boards and in Management Teams of any size or level.More than 50% of International Mergers and Acquisitions, Strategies and Key Initiatives fail because ...
Huib Wursten and Tom Fadrhonc provide insight how to deal with multicultural teams. They educate and entertain with examples from Business and Sports.
Huib lectures all over the world on the subject and is consulted regularly by soccer coaches.
Tom has managed Country, Brand, and Product teams for Nike and other International organisations. As the son of an international soccer coach he lived the ins – and outs of professional soccer.
Huib advises companies and governmental organizations in managing global teams. He translates the international and global strategies and policies into the practical consequences for management. Since 1989 he advised Fortune 1000 companies in 85 countries, e.g. IBM, 3M, McCain, Nike, Vodafone, Quest, Telenor, ABN AMRO, the International Monetary Fund, The World Bank, the organization of European Central Banks, etc. He has published extensively on the influence of culture on economic policies.
Tom spent half his life in Europe and half in the US developing / managing International teams, i.e. 14 years with Nike as a country General Manager and Director of Brand Protection for Europe, Middle East and Africa and in New York managing the AT&T advertising account and as Director International for MCI. He also founded and sold a publishing company in the US. He served on the boards of American Chamber of Commerce, Webster University, and the Nike Pension Fund.