your regional specialist
“Turning cross-cultural complexity into high-performance vitality”
EAC is a leading management services boutique dedicated to creating high-performance organizations. It focuses on private enterprises and governmental and non-governmental institutions in the European and Asia-Pacific regions.
EAC helps European and Asian client organizations turn complexity and volatility in culturally different working environments into high-performance vitality.
EAC provides hands-on and customized strategic, tactical and functional support to the management of private enterprises and governmental and non-governmental institutions, enhancing organizational performance and value creation for clients operating in Europe and Asia.
EAC coaches, supports, and trains boards of directors, executive teams and project teams to integrate cross-cultural competences and gain competitive advantages for clients’ organizations.
Organizational competence, performance and potential depend to a great extent on human behavior, values and beliefs in various cultural settings.
What separates winning, high-performance organizations from their mediocre, low-performing counterparts is their ability to understand and integrate the impact of these cultural elements both on the organization and on the drivers of organizational performance.
The EAC team has broad, extensive and long-standing senior executive experience at top-level private enterprises with global reach and at governmental and non-governmental organizations. It boasts an impressive track record in key countries in Asia-Pacific and Europe.
EAC helps you build high-performance organizations in cross-cultural environments and seeks to enhance your competitiveness, leading to increased and sustainable financial outcomes.
EAC offers consulting and support services in the following areas:
Organizations operating across Asia-Pacific and Europe face particular challenges in developing and implementing strategy because of the dynamics and increasing complexities of global, regional and local markets.
EAC’s specialists help you look at key organizational challenges in a more nuanced and effective way based on strategic, tactical and functional cross-cultural considerations. In doing so you will be able to anticipate and adapt to change and initiate any transformation needed to improve organizational performance.
In a global economy, operations must be aligned throughout the organization. Cultural requirements in different regions and local markets must be taken into account. EAC’s regional and key country specialists can draw up the planning for your Asian or European operations. Their strategies will minimize your risks, while maximizing your market opportunities.
Forward-minded and progressive leadership competences, together with enhanced strategic, tactical and functional skills, will become key success factors for organizations operating in internal and external environments characterized by accelerating change, volatility and complexity.
It is a paramount challenge, but particularly important in a cross-cultural setting, to create high-performance organizations / high-quality work environments and to develop the capabilities to lead people and manage change at all levels of an organization.
Our EAC specialists’ in-depth experience will let you develop the required leadership and change management competences in your organization in line with the needs of the markets in the Asia-Pacific and European regions and key countries.
EAC specialists offer strategy-integrated coaching for boards, executive teams and project teams in Asian and European operations.
Our specialists are also prepared to take on managerial and operational responsibilities on a temporary basis according to your needs.
EAC provides management, talent and team assessments, and education and training based on your organization’s strategic, tactical and functional needs. The approach integrates comparative cultural awareness and understanding. Theoretical and practical elements are combined to overcome know-how deficiencies and build the required skill-sets, improving efficiency at all levels of the organization.
You can also use EAC’s professional assessments to implement specific training needs tailored to different levels of tasks and responsibilities.
Whether you are in the private or public sector you will need to take issues and reputation management across regions, key countries and cultural settings more seriously than ever if your organization is to cope in a world in transition.
We live in a highly complex and volatile world where predictability is now a thing of the past. Private and public sector institutions are completely absorbed in keeping daily operations on track. They must have the competences, processes and instruments in place to constantly scan, monitor and analyze their organization’s internal and external environment for current and potential challenges and trends related to issues and reputation management. Otherwise, issues may negatively impact the organization’s reputation and performance.
EAC’s proprietary issues and reputation management advisory services minimize your risks of being exposed to reputational damage, while steadily building up the positive recognition of your organization’s overall contribution to wealth creation.
Andere Kulturen, anderes Entscheiden – das Konzept von Nähe und Distanz.
Ein optimaler Entscheid baut auf Informationen aus Nähe und Distanz. Damit ist er automatisch mit unterschiedlichen Wahrnehmungshorizonten verbunden. Was relativ einfach tönt, ist in Wirklichkeit schwierig zu erreichen und hängt vom persönlichen Nähe-Distanz-Management ab.
Personnel Management in China
Selecting, developing and retaining employees is a challenge everywhere. But when a company operates in a culturally different environment, the tasks get even more demanding, as evidenced by the turnover rates in foreign-owned companies operating in China. What are the companies that are successful doing better than the rest? Why do they succeed where others struggle or even fail?