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Organisational cultures in multinational companies are shaped by different factors. An organisational culture does not reduce national culture differences,

but maintains and enhances them. Professor Dr. Claude-Helene Mayer and Dr. Christian Martin Boness deliver the appropriate coaching and training for managers:

The textbook "Creating mental health across cultures" shows ways to becoming a healthy and competent transcultural manager. The theoretical informations and

practical exercises provide the reader with ideas on how to cope with managerial responsibilities in a salutogenetic and enjoyable manner.

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The broken parts of a tiny, Eocene insect's minuscule genitals were recently put back together after spending more than a decade apart. Researchers have described a new species of assassin bug from a remarkably well-preserved fossil dating to around 50 million years ago. At the time of the fossil's discovery in Colorado in 2006, it was split down the middle; when the rock around it was cracked in two, each half held half of the insect's body. The division was near-perfect, but a tiny structure called a pygophore — the male insect's genital capsule, about the size of a rice grain — was broken in such a way that its original shape was obscured, the scientists revealed in a statement.

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Scientists in Brazil on Tuesday provided a markedly less enthusiastic assessment of the efficacy of a Chinese coronavirus vaccine that they hailed as a major triumph last week.

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The researchers identified a sleep-like state in a tiny, brainless animal called a hydra. - Our brains need sleep to work properly. But it turns out you don't need a brain to sleep. In a new study, researchers identified a sleep-like state in a tiny, freshwater animal called a hydra, which has a simple anatomy and lacks a brain. "We now have strong evidence that animals must have acquired the need to sleep before acquiring a brain," study lead author Taichi Q. Itoh, an assistant professor at Kyushu University in Japan, said in a statement. The study, recently published in the journal Science Advances, has implications for our understanding of the reason the need for zzzs evolved.

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Dozens of coronavirus vaccines entered clinical trials during 2020, and now, a handful have been authorized for emergency use in various countries — meaning the shots can be administered to the public while their developers continue to collect data on their safety and efficacy. Should they meet all the necessary criteria, these vaccines could be fully approved in the future, and in some places, they already have been.

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Vaccines will likely continue to work against these new strains. - Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine is effective against a key mutation found in variants of the virus that are spreading faster than the original strain, according to an early study.

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AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS | Below please find summaries of new articles that will be published in the next issue of Annals of Internal Medicine. The summaries are not intended to substitute for the full articles as a source of information. This information is under strict embargo and by taking it into possession, media representatives are committing to the terms of the embargo not only on their own behalf, but also on behalf of the organization they represent.

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These reactions are "exceedingly rare," officials said. - Serious allergic reactions after COVID-19 vaccines are likely more common than serious reactions following flu vaccines, but are still very rare, according to a new report.

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