When Cultures Collide, Third Edition

Leading Across Cultures
Author: Richard Lewis
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey International
ISBN: 1423774582
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 624
View: 1163
The classic work that revolutionized the way business is conducted across cultures around the world.

When Cultures Collide

Managing Successfully Across Cultures
Author: Richard D. Lewis
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
ISBN: 9781857880878
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 462
View: 5765
Richard Lewis provides a truly global and practical guide to working and communicating across cultures. The successful managers of the 21st century will be the culturally sensitive ones.

When Teams Collide

Managing the International Team Successfully
Author: Richard D. Lewis
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey
ISBN: 1473645204
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 228
View: 1465
International teams are rapidly becoming the central operating mode for global enterprises. They are often agile and perceptive, know local markets better than HQ does, lead innovation and exploratory ventures, and are more culturally aware than their parent company. But how much autonomy should they be allowed? How can we get things done with colleagues who have different worldviews? How can we strike a balance between core values and the necessary diversity - and is diversity within the team a strength or a hindrance? What is the role of the team leader in all of this? How do you establish team trust? How important is team humor? Who decides the team s ethics? What misunderstandings can arise in a virtual team, lacking face-to-face contact? In answering these and other questions, Richard D. Lewis draws on 30 years experience mediating with hundreds of international teams in two dozen countries. Generously illustrated with explanatory diagrams, When Teams Collide analyses profiles of 24 different nationalities and suggests how they should be led for best results. Commenting on vital considerations of leadership, team trust, ethics and humor, the author also evaluates the relationship between teams and HQ. Applying the cultural concepts in the bestselling When Cultures Collide specifically to team leadership, this is a wide-ranging and compelling account of how to handle what is a difficult and sensitive task.

Fish Can't See Water

How National Culture Can Make or Break Your Corporate Strategy
Author: Kai Hammerich,Richard D. Lewis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118608569
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 312
View: 9686

Coaching Across Cultures

New Tools for Levereging National, Corperate and Professional Differences
Author: Philippe Rosinski
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey
ISBN: 1473644569
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 228
View: 6233
As coaches and clients increasingly realise, the demands of business mean that it is now vital to integrate, understand and leverage cultural differences across countries and corporations. This work bridges the gap between coaching and interculturalism.

Riding the Waves of Culture

Understanding Diversity in Global Business
Author: Fons Trompenaars,Charles Hampden-Turner
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey International
ISBN: 1904838405
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 400
View: 3872
THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO CROSS-CULTURAL MANAGEMENT The definitive guide to cross-cultural management--updated to help you lead effectively during a time of unprecedented globalization. First published nearly 20 years ago, Riding the Waves of Culture has now become the standard guide to conducting business in an international context. Now, the third edition provides you with important new information and groundbreaking methods for leading effectively in the most globalized business landscape ever.

Global Dexterity

How to Adapt Your Behavior Across Cultures without Losing Yourself in the Process
Author: Andy Molinsky
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
ISBN: 1422187284
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 224
View: 7913
“I wrote this book because I believe that there is a serious gap in what has been written and communicated about cross-cultural management and what people actually struggle with on the ground.”—From the Introduction What does it mean to be a global worker and a true “citizen of the world” today? It goes beyond merely acknowledging cultural differences. In reality, it means you are able to adapt your behavior to conform to new cultural contexts without losing your authentic self in the process. Not only is this difficult, it’s a frightening prospect for most people and something completely outside their comfort zone. But managing and communicating with people from other cultures is an essential skill today. Most of us collaborate with teams across borders and cultures on a regular basis, whether we spend our time in the office or out on the road. What’s needed now is a critical new skill, something author Andy Molinsky calls global dexterity. In this book Molinsky offers the tools needed to simultaneously adapt behavior to new cultural contexts while staying authentic and grounded in your own natural style. Based on more than a decade of research, teaching, and consulting with managers and executives around the world, this book reveals an approach to adapting while feeling comfortable—an essential skill that enables you to switch behaviors and overcome the emotional and psychological challenges of doing so. From identifying and overcoming challenges to integrating what you learn into your everyday environment, Molinsky provides a guidebook—and mentoring—to raise your confidence and your profile. Practical, engaging, and refreshing, Global Dexterity will help you reach across cultures—and succeed in today’s global business environment.

Designing Across Cultures

Author: Ronnie Lipton
Publisher: HOW Books
Category: Design
Page: 192
View: 2532
Designing Across Cultures shows designers how to create effective advertisements and designs for other ethnic groups by understanding which symbols, images, colors and typography they find most appealing--and which they don't. Freelancers and graphic design agencies alike will find this book invaluable. It features examples, case studies, before & after comparisons and the dos and don'ts of designing for other cultures. Also included are interviews with heads from some of the leading agencies, providing even more great advice for designers.

Leading Across New Borders

How to Succeed as the Center Shifts
Author: Ernest Gundling
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119064023
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
View: 7909
Leading Across Borders takes up a newer aspect of leadership that has emerged full-blown with the increasing importance of China, India, Brazil, Turkey, Indonesia, and other growing economies. Companies and their employees must now work in an environment that is more globally interconnected each day. This book draws upon deep practical experience, and fresh data to identify the distinctive challenges of leading in aglobal context rather than a domestic one. It provides valuable advice for anyone who is taking on a global leadership role. In addition to general differences in time zones, language, culture, institutions, and economic environments, global leaders must also typically serve more numerous stakeholders and achieve their goals in a matrix organizational structure without direct lines of authority. Leading Across Borders teaches readers to operate effectively at three levels: Self Team Organization

The Cultural Imperative

Global Trends in the 21st Century
Author: Richard D. Lewis
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey International
ISBN: 9781931930352
Category: Political Science
Page: 338
View: 1853
Will the tidal wave of globalization lead us to a bland and uniform cultural landscape dominated by a unified cultural perspective? Will cultural imperialism triumph in the twenty-first century? Or will culture, which drives human behavior through religion, language, geography and history, maintain its influence on the human consciousness? In The Cultural Imperative, Global Trends in the Twenty-first Century, Richard D Lewis explores these questions and proposes his thesis in this sweeping new book that examines the forces that keep us from taking off our cultural spectacles and explains how cultural traits are to deeply embedded to be homogenized, as predicted by so many others.

Women Leading Education across the Continents

Sharing the Spirit, Fanning the Flame
Author: Helen C. Sobehart
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1578869978
Category: Social Science
Page: 344
View: 9531
Women Leading Education across the Continents is the first collection of research about and stories of women in basic and higher education leadership from every region of the globe. The chapters are authored by scholars representing every continent, including a keynote from the first all female team to traverse Antarctica. The book captures not only statistical data about the position of women in basic and higher education in over 17 countries, but relates compelling insights and stories about the challenges that women face in leadership, the limited access to education by young women, and some strategies for success that have fanned a flame to light the way for both women and men to follow toward equity and social justice.

Managing change across corporate cultures

Author: Alfons Trompenaars,Peter Prud'homme
Publisher: Capstone Ltd
ISBN: 9781841125787
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 307
View: 6661
"Managing Change Across Corporate Cultures" peels away the mysteries of corporate culture to reveal why it has such a powerful influence on every aspect of the performance of a business. It shows how to shape high performing corporate cultures in a complex international environment. As the natural successor to Fons Trompenaars and Charles Hampden-Turner's landmark bestseller, "Riding the Waves of Culture," "Managing Change Across Corporate Cultures" shows exactly how to create an environment where astonishing business breakthroughs are possible. New research shows that in cross-border business, differences in corporate culture have more far-reaching repercussions than even differences in national cultures. Never before has there been such enormous interest in shaping and changing the cultures of our businesses, whether to revitalise them after restructuring or to provide the glue that holds them together through the sea changes of globalization. THE CULTURE FOR BUSINESS series addresses the most important business issues of the moment from a specifically cross-cultural perspective. It is grounded in the research that underpins the unique Trompenaars Hampden-Turner (THT) database of cross-cultural profiles. Over 60,000 managers from more than 60 countries across the world have completed THT's extensive diagnostic questionnaire, and the series draws on this deep research base as a platform for these highly accessible guides to key business subjects like strategic planning and scenarios, corporate culture and communications. The series is entertaining and inviting, aimed at busy executives who need to be able to address contemporary business issues from multiple perspectives.

A Beginner's Guide to the Deep Culture Experience

Beneath the Surface
Author: Joseph Shaules
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey
ISBN: 1931930899
Category: Psychology
Page: 200
View: 8769
Shaules proposes the idea of a “deep culture journey,” in which travelers pursue the entire cross-cultural experience.

Intercultural Readiness

Four Competences for Working Across Cultures
Author: U. Brinkmann,O. van Weerdenburg
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137346981
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 220
View: 6914
Drawing on research from 30,000 individuals and their practical experience as intercultural management consultants, the authors provide insights into the broader landscape of intercultural management through their exploration of 4 competencies: Intercultural Sensitivity, Intercultural Communication, Building Commitment and Managing Uncertainty.

Cross Cultural Communication

A Visual Approach
Author: Richard D. Lewis
Publisher: Transcreen Publications
ISBN: 9780953439812
Category: Communication in management
Page: 105
View: 8851
This book provides the reader with a diagrammatic introduction to cross-cultural communication across 28 different nationalities.

The Culture Map (INTL ED)

Decoding How People Think, Lead, and Get Things Done Across Cultures
Author: Erin Meyer
Publisher: PublicAffairs
ISBN: 1610396715
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 288
View: 4989
Whether you work in a home office or abroad, business success in our ever more globalized and virtual world requires the skills to navigate through cultural differences and decode cultures foreign to your own. Renowned expert Erin Meyer is your guide through this subtle, sometimes treacherous terrain where people from starkly different backgrounds are expected to work harmoniously together. When you have Americans who precede anything negative with three nice comments; French, Dutch, Israelis, and Germans who get straight to the point (“your presentation was simply awful”); Latin Americans and Asians who are steeped in hierarchy; Scandinavians who think the best boss is just one of the crowd—the result can be, well, sometimes interesting, even funny, but often disastrous. Even with English as a global language, it's easy to fall into cultural traps that endanger careers and sink deals when, say, a Brazilian manager tries to fathom how his Chinese suppliers really get things done, or an American team leader tries to get a handle on the intra-team dynamics between his Russian and Indian team members. In The Culture Map, Erin Meyer provides a field-tested model for decoding how cultural differences impact international business. She combines a smart analytical framework with practical, actionable advice for succeeding in a global world.

The Two Cultures

Author: C. P. Snow,Stefan Collini
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107606144
Category: Philosophy
Page: 179
View: 3745
The importance of science and technology and future of education and research are just some of the subjects discussed here.

Y-Size Your Business

How Gen Y Employees Can Save You Money and Grow Your Business
Author: Jason Ryan Dorsey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470583371
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
View: 5015
In today's economy, maximizing the performance of every employee is critical to business survival and growth. Gen Y—sometimes called Millennials—provides an enticing opportunity for employers to increase their short-term profitability and create a long-term competitive advantage. Almost 80 million strong, Gen Y is the fastest growing segment in the US workforce—and now comprises the entire 18 to 32 demographic. Along with their ever-present cell phone and occasional backpack, Gen Y brings tremendous potential and timely skills to the workplace (just ask, they’ll tell you). However, Gen Y can be notoriously difficult to attract, retain, motivate, and develop. Gen Y's new approach to work makes them a growing challenge or strategic opportunity—depending entirely on how you choose to employ them. In Y-Size Your Business, Jason Ryan Dorsey, The Gen Y Guy, presents a step-by-step methodology for best employing Gen Y without investing a lot of time or money. A member of Gen Y himself he delivers an insider's view of his generation as well as more than fifty cost-effective, ready-to-use strategies that deliver immediate measurable results. Dorsey collected these creative strategies from the frontlines of business during his work with executives, managers, and entrepreneurs in businesses large and small around the world. He shows you exactly how to attract the best Gen Y employees, quickly develop their workplace skills, and then unlock their performance, motivation, and loyalty. Reveals creative ways to attract, retain, motivate, and develop Gen Y employees without paying them more money (or meeting their Mom) Includes a behind-the-scenes view of Gen Y from someone in Gen Y (including why they text message without vowels) Explains the primary workplace differences between the four generations and how to leverage their strengths Features funny, outrageous, and candid stories that expose the generation gap in the office (Is that a tattoo?) Helps you view the Gen Y employee life cycle and key business operations in a new way—one you can use to your business and career advantage Companies that wisely choose to embrace Gen Y today will be well positioned to navigate the global economy tomorrow. Not only will these companies benefit from the talents and ambitions of Gen Y—they’ll also benefit from Gen Y's increasing economic influence as well as their massive social networks. Based on Dorsey's work with business leaders at companies around the world, as a keynote speaker, consultant, and generational expert, Y-Size Your Business presents precisely the solutions you need to make the most of an increasingly important generation that is ready to make an impact from their first day at work (and then blog about it!).

Contemporary Leadership and Intercultural Competence

Exploring the Cross-Cultural Dynamics Within Organizations
Author: Michael A. Moodian
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452276803
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 312
View: 4245
Featuring contributions from some of the world's most renowned cross-cultural management theorists and commentators, this breakthrough text explores the cross-cultural dynamics within organizations. The book examines the evolving role of cultural diversity in the workplace, the application of cultural comprehension to organizations, and the measurement of various aspects of intercultural competence.

Writing and Reporting News: A Coaching Method

Author: Carole Rich
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 130553784X
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 496
View: 5862
Pulling examples straight from recent headlines, WRITING AND REPORTING NEWS: A COACHING METHOD, 8e uses tips and techniques from revered writing coaches and award-winning journalists to help you develop the writing and reporting skills you need to succeed in the changing world of journalism. Full-color photographs and a strong storytelling approach keep you captivated throughout the book. An entire chapter is devoted to media ethics, while ethical dilemmas in each chapter give you practice working through ethical issues before you face them on the job. Offering the most up-to-date coverage available, the Eighth Edition fully integrates multimedia content into the chapters-reflecting the way the news world actually operates. It also includes an all-new book glossary featuring many of the newer terms used in Journalism. Integrating new trends in the convergence of print, broadcast, and online media, WRITING AND REPORTING NEWS equips you with the fundamental skills you need for media careers now-and in the future. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.