Digging deeper: re-framing cultural mismatches in strategic partnerships
journal contributionposted on 08.06.2017 by Selsky, John W.
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The intercultural dynamics between two organisations in a strategic partnership are examined, focusing on the experienced world of boundary spanning personnel. Diagnoses of cultural mismatches are re-framed in terms of underlying dynamics of trust. Three possible intercultural states are identified and implications for managing cultural interfaces are noted.