How cultural backgrounds impact L&D and elearning experiences
We all learn in different ways. Some of us will feel more at home learning in group dynamics, whereas others prefer a quiet space to think. As individuals, we have different preferences and practices—but how far does culture play a part in this?
Training that is locally sensitive drives engagement, understanding, inclusivity and better learner outcomes. I spoke to L&D experts to see what impact language and culture has on training global teams and they shared their top tips.
Understanding different regional cultures offers critical insight for marketing managers. Culture is generally accepted by marketing researchers as one of the most important influences on buying behaviour.
We’re excited to share that for the past three years Comtec has been working with Aston Business School to support PhD researcher Ankita Tibrewal, on a unique piece of research sponsored by the Association of Translation Companies (ATC).
The world is more open than ever – although it may not feel like it right now. Digital advancements and a shift in the way we work means that expanding overseas and working with dispersed teams feels like a greater possibility.
2020 was the year of staying home. When offices closed and the government told us to stay inside, organisations and their employees had to adapt. With some people furloughed and others trying to work from home – amidst domestic distractions – L&D teams were called to action.
The translation of marketing slogans is a specialist skill. Copywriters can spend hours agonising over the perfect headline for your brand, so the last thing you need is that being lost in translation.