Monthly Archives: February 2018

Daimler’s costly case for cultural (in)sensitivity

In all my meetings last week, everybody wanted to talk about this story: The German carmaker Daimler publicly apologized on Tuesday after its Mercedes-Benz brand caused an outcry in China by quoting the Dalai Lama in their Instagram post. Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet and a Peace Nobel Prize laureate is greatly respected in the West, but in China he is considered a political...
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