Mindset Global Mindset Mindsponge Innovation Change Management Acculturation
Abstract In this paper, we conceptually develop a mindsponge mechanism of absorbing and
ejecting cultural values. The mindsponge, with its underlying themes of multi-filtering
information process and inductive attitude, offers explanation of why and how mindset could
replace waning values by those absorbed following education and work in “foreign” settings.
Also the mindsponge suggests the definition of acculturation might possibly be enlarged
beyond adaption to cultural novelties resulted from geographical relocation. As a ...