• Part III: Managing multi-cultural teams effectively

    Is your communication in work tasks effective? Are you giving instructions effectively? In this third blog post on “managing multi-cultural teams effectively,” MDF’s Jacinta and Michelle, delve deeper into the influence of cultural contexts in the interpretation of messages. They also share tips on how to improve your internal communication. 

    news22 Nov 2018
  • Masterclass NWP

    Welcome to the real world of collaboration

    When you collaborate with partners, it might not always seem to be efficient. It can take a lot of time to really team up, there are always discussions about money, and it is difficult to manage staff from other organisations. Herman Snelder and Barbara Cruz recently facilitated a masterclass on forming and successfully managing partnerships and share 4 lesson learned on effective collaboration.

    news20 Nov 2018
  • Measuring complexity - from frustration to motivation

    If you are working in the development or humanitarian field, you know that the way changes happen is not linear. In most cases, we try to influence human behaviours. That is not something that is amenable to predictable patterns of change. 

    news14 Nov 2018
  • High performance networks and partnerships: Launch of the Ghana innovation hub

    At MDF’s West Africa office we have been building our entrepreneurship services since 2014. Over the years, we have worked with entrepreneurs, trained business advisors and are building a network of investors in the West African region. All this was unveiled during the launch of the innovation hub! 

    news09 Nov 2018
  • Part II: Managing multi-cultural teams effectively

    This is the second article in our 3-part series on cultural sensitivity at the workplace. In this article, we pay special attention to managing in a multi-cultural setting to get the best from your team. Read on!

    news07 Nov 2018