Global Talent Management Solutions (GTMS)

Globalisation serious consequences for talent management. As the gravity of operations and revenue shifts from domestic to global, there is an urgent need for global talent management of both Japanese and non-Japanese employees.

The challenge is especially big for Japanese companies, as they have quite a unique human resource management system when it comes to performance evaluation, compensation schemes, job rotation and succession planning.

Masako Kato of Many Truths is a member of the “Global Talent Management Solutions Team” of Hofstede Insights.  Many Truths provides a wide range of GTMS together with this team to recruit, develop and retain global talents.

Intercultural Assessment/Development Centres (IAC/IDC)

One of the unique services of itim GTMS is an intercultural assessment/development centre (IAC/IDC). IAC/IDC assesses the intercultural competences of the candidates in addition to their cognitive ability, behavioral traits and professional motivation. Assessing and developing their ability to effectively operate in the global business stage is a key success factor of Global Talent Management.

Global Organizational Culture Management

Organizational culture is the way in which the members of a certain organization do things together, relate to each other and to the outside world. Organizational culture can be more or less functional in achieving organizational strategy. It is a powerful management instrument that can help an organization become more effective.

Organizational culture can be used to make change happen in various situations, for example:

  • When you want to get the best out of the new organization after a Cross-Cultural M&A

  • When you want to accelerate the implementation of a new strategy

  • When you want to enhance the diversity and innovation of your organization

We help you align your organisational culture with your strategy in order to strengthen the organizational effectiveness using the following phased approach:

  1. We diagnose the actual culture of your organisation through an on-line survey

  2. We assist you to formulate the optimal organizational culture to achieve your strategy

  3. We make a gap analysis between actual- and optimal cultures

  4. We assist you to design culture change strategy and plans

  5. We assist you in the change process

  6. After a certain time period, we re-assess the actual culture of the client organization in order to monitor changes

Assessment tool: The Hofstede Model © (

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