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The culture map : breaking through the invisible boundaries of global business

Author: Erin Meyer
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"As today's business world becomes ever-more global and virtual, executives and managers are expected to work harmoniously together with counterparts from a broad array dramatically different cultures and backgrounds, often without leaving their desks. But when you throw people together who come from starkly different backgrounds and cultures- from Americans who precede anything negative with three nice comments to
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erin Meyer
ISBN: 9781610392501 1610392507
OCLC Number: 866766636
Description: viii, 277 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Navigating cultural differences and the wisdom of Mrs. Chen --
Listening to the air: Communicating across cultures --
The many faces of polite: Evaluating performance and providing negative feedback --
Why versus how: The art of persuasion in a multicultural world --
How much respect do you want?: Leadership, hierarchy, and power --
Big D or little d: who decides, and how? --
The head or the heart: Two types of trust and how they grow --
The needle, not the knife: Disagreeing productively --
How late is late?: Scheduling and cross-cultural perceptions of time.
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In today's ever-more-globalized world, success in business requires navigating through cultural differences, and a knowledge of how to decode cultures foreign to our own. In this fun and instructive  Read more...
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"The book abounds with well-chosen anecdotes to illustrate the misunderstandings that can arise from clashing cultural assumptions, making this enlightening book a pleasure to read." --Foreign Read more...

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