Bridging the Gap: Managing the Cross-Cultural Workplace in Thailand
Bridging the Gap is a goldmine of information to assist foreign and Thai businesspeople working together in Thailand. Bridging the gap is divided into four clear sections that provide the foundations for greater cross-cultural understanding: The Way we Are : Insight into the cultural make-up of Thai People, from deference to authority to easy-going attitudes and a streak of rebelliousness. · Spotting the Gap : results of a study into how Thais regard foreigners and how foreigners regard Thais at work. · At the Workplace : real-life case studies of problems and misunderstanding that commonly arise, and practical advice on ways in which to solve them. · Out of the Workplace : how to behave and get the most out of occasions such as wedding, funerals, and dining out..