Cultural differences and international training.

Itim Italy

This website will help you deal successfully with different cultures and increase your competitiveness in the global market: discover how to develop your cultural skills.

A success story: Brunello Cucinelli

Brunello Cucinelli is an entrepreneur of the fashion industry, cashmere specially, who started his business in Umbria region and now slowly attaining great success: result of his work, dedication and the right mindset.


How we make choices in different Countries

Sheena Iyengar studies how we make choices in different cultures and how we feel about the choices we make. She talks about both trivial choices (Coke v. Pepsi) and profound ones, and shares her groundbreaking research that has uncovered some surprising attitudes about our decisions. Watch the video


Conquering China: labor regulation and employment contracts

The Chinese market is one of the most prosperous in the world. And even in this critical global situation it offers business opportunities to Italian companies. However it’s important to understand Chinese culture and labor regulation. Here some useful information.


Italians in Belgium

My first experience of living and working abroad was in Belgium, many years ago:  I lived in a small town on the outskirts of Brussels, in the Flemish part of the country. When my husband and I chose where to live, we didn’t think about Flemish or Walloon (French speaking) areas: the house was lovely, […]


Geert Hofstede 5-D Model

Managing in an intercultural environment is a complicated issue, requiring a lot more than a list of do’s and don’ts. What international managers need is a general conceptual framework which can help them to understand how, on average, people from different nations view and solve basic problems. Geert Hofstede,