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Top 3 Global, Cross Cultural Facts in Business This Week

The Globalist reported this weeks cultural change, cultural agility, and global expansion facts:

1) From 2000-2008, African economies grew at twice the pace than the 1980’s and 90’s. – The McKinsey Global Institute

2) In 2009, China, produced about 36% of all solar panels made worldwide, taking the lead from Europe, which had a 18% share. Japan was third at 16% and North America, primarily the U.S. was fourth at 8%. – Photon Consulting LLC

3) In mid-2010, the Bank of Japan appointed its first female branch manager in its 128-year history, Japan Airlines Corporation announced its first female pilot captain, and East Japan Railway now has female station masters in Tokyo for the first time. -Wall Street Journal

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Melissa Lamson, Founder and President of Lamson Consulting, is an author, consultant, and speaker who accelerates the business expansion goals of today’s most successful companies by developing global mindset, refining leadership skills, and bridging cross cultural communication. More About Melissa Lamson