InterCultural Word of the Week! Noon-chi 눈치

Dom Tidey EuRA C.O.O.

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This is a great Korean expression, particularly pertinent to the relocation industry!  Noon-chi is the ability to be in tune with someone else’s feelings and emotions so as to gauge and give the appropriate reaction to a situation.  A person is sad to have very good noon-chi if they have empathy and the ability to read non verbal and verbal clues.  Bad noon-chi would be a person with few interpersonal skills and a lack of tact. 

Noon chi

Dominic Tidey is the C.O.O. of EuRA, the European Relocation Association.  EuRA is the professional industry body for relocation providers and affiliated services. As a non-profit organisation EuRA aims to promote the benefits of a professionally managed relocation to companies with globally mobile employees.

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Dom Tidey

Dominic Tidey is the C.O.O. of EuRA with specific responsibility for new projects, conferences, education programmes and research. EuRA is the association for relocation providers across the globe. We are a not-for-profit association run by our 500+ members in 95 countries. EuRA sets global standards for relocation through our MIM Professional Qualification and our EuRA Global Quality Seal, an ISO based independent audit programme for mobility providers. Dominic has worked with EuRA since 1998 having studied law at university and working in social services. In 2003 he completed his masters degree and returned to EuRA as Operations Manager, spearheading the development of the EARP and later, the EuRA Global Quality Seal and most recently, the MIM online training programme.

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