Inter-Cultural Intelligence: From Surviving to Thriving in the Global Space
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Moving between cultures has always been a challenge and one that humanity has tried to master by providing dos and don’ts lists for cultures foreign to us, teaching us how to hand over business cards in the appropriate fashion or how to shake hands the right way, but this only helps us to survive.This book is a product of our two decades experience, research and application of the Inter-Cultural Intelligence (ICI) framework and methodology.
Driven by Difference: How Great Companies Fuel Innovation Through Diversity
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Studies show that diverse teams are more creative than homogenous ones--but only when they are managed effectively. The secret is to minimize conflict while maximizing the informational diversity found in varied values and experiences. To do this, both leaders and team members need a high level of cultural intelligence, or CQ.
Leading with Cultural Intelligence: The Real Secret to Success
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Business today is global--and success requires a new set of skills. But not to worry, whether you're negotiating with vendors in Asia, exploring potential markets in Africa, or leading a diverse team at home, you don't have to master the nuances of every culture you encounter. With Cultural Intelligence, or CQ, you can lead effectively in any context.
Expand Your Borders: Discover Ten Cultural Clusters
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In Expand Your Borders, you have a compilation of the most important information for improving your CQ Knowledge—your understanding of key cultural similarities and differences. Rather than rehashing the overused stereotypes of Indians versus Brits or Koreans vs. Brazilians, this book provides you with a macro comparison of the most significant cultural similarities and differences you’ll encounter as you travel across today’s multicultural environment—at home and abroad.
Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligence to Adapt, Wherever You Are (Audiobook)
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Taught by an international adviser to leaders of Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and governments, this eye-opening course reveals how you can actively improve your cultural intelligence in an increasingly globalized world. Based on ground-breaking research, these 24 lectures address dynamics and customs related to working, socializing, dining, marriage and family - all the areas necessary to help you function with a greater level of respect and effectiveness wherever you go.
Cultural Intelligence: Living and Working Globally
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In today’s global economy, the ability to interact effectively across cultures is a fundamental job requirement for just about everyone. But it’s impossible to learn the customs and traits of every single culture. David Thomas and Kerr Inkson present a universal set of techniques and people skills that will allow you to adapt quickly to, and thrive in, any cultural environment. This extensively revised third edition has been updated with new stories showing cultural intelligence in action. Thomas and Inkson have broadened the focus beyond business to include organizations of all kinds—nonprofits, governments, educational institutions, and more
Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir
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Eddie grew up in theme-park America, on a could-be-anywhere cul-de-sac in suburban Orlando, raised by a wild family of FOB (“fresh off the boat”) hustlers and hysterics from Taiwan. While his father improbably launched a series of successful seafood and steak restaurants, Eddie burned his way through American culture, defying every “model minority” stereotype along the way.
Canadian Workplace Culture: Mastering the Unspoken Rules
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What nobody will ever tell you about succeeding in Canada!Matt Adolphe, an internationally-experienced communication expert, explains why certain behaviours don t work in Canada s workplaces. He reveals ten easy rules for fitting in, becoming accepted and prospering. Whether you are starting a new job, immigrating to Canada or just want to be more successful, this book is for you.
Concepts of Intercultural Communication: Paradigms, Principles, and Practices
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In the long-awaited second edition of Basic Concepts of Intercultural Communication, Milton J. Bennett provides a comprehensive overview of the field from a constructivist perspective. In addition to his insightful analysis, Bennett offers a full complement of classic readings on the topic of intercultural communication, including: "Science and Linguistics," by Benjamin Lee Whorf "The Power of Hidden Differences," by Edward T. Hall "Culture: A Perceptual Approach," by Marshall R. Singer "Communication in a Global Village," by Dean Barlund "Cultural Identity: Reflections on Multiculturalism," by Peter S. Adler
Intercultural Communication: A Reader
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This eye-opening reader explores how communication values and styles can be similar or different for members of various cultures and communities. “Intercultural Communication: A Reader” focuses on practical strategies you can use to communicate more effectively in a variety of contexts, including interpersonal, rhetoric, group, business, education, health care, and organizational. This broad-based, highly engaging reader, compiled by the authors who defined the course, includes a balanced selection of articles--some commissioned solely for this text--that discusses the classic ideas that laid the groundwork for this field, as well as the latest research and ideas.
Intercultural Communication: An Advanced Resource Book for Students
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Written by experienced teachers and researchers in the field, Intercultural Communication is an essential resource for students and researchers of English Language and Applied Linguistics. The 2nd edition of Intercultural Communication: Updates key theories of intercultural communication,Explores the ways in which people communicate within and across social groups around three themes. These include identity, Othering, and representation.
Intercultural Competence: Interpersonal Communication Across Cultures
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This book gives students sufficient knowledge, appropriate motivations, and useful skills that enable them to experience how cultural differences can affect communication with others. The authors offer some practical suggestions concerning the adjustments necessary to achieve intercultural competence when dealing with these cultural differences. Upon completing this text, students will be able to appreciate the impact of cultural patterns on intercultural communication; use both practical and theoretical ideas to understand intercultural communication competence.
Intercultural Communication: Globalization and Social Justice
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Intercultural Communication: Globalization and Social Justice, Second Edition, introduces students to the study of communication among cultures within the broader context of globalization. Kathryn Sorrells highlights history, power, and global institutions as central to understanding the relationships and contexts that shape intercultural communication.
Intercultural Communication: A Contextual Approach
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In the fully updated Seventh Edition of Intercultural Communication: A Contextual Approach, bestselling author James W Neuliep provides a clear contextual model (visually depicted by a series of concentric circles) for examining communication within cultural, microcultural, environmental, sociorelational and perceptual contexts.
The Handbook of Critical Intercultural Communication
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The Handbook of Critical Intercultural Communication aims to furnish scholars with a consolidated resource of works that highlights all aspects of the field, its historical inception, logics, terms, and possibilitiesA consolidated resource of works that highlights all aspects of this developing field, its historical inception, logics, terms, and possibilities.
An Introduction to Intercultural Communication: Identities in a Global Community
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Filled with thought-provoking examples, photos, quotes, cases, and stories that spark students’ interest and challenge them to reconsider existing viewpoints, the Seventh Edition of Fred Jandt’s ‘An Introduction to Intercultural Communication’—a historical framework featuring extensive relevant updates—prepares today’s readers to successfully navigate our increasingly global community.
Intercultural Communication for Everyday Life
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Written for students studying intercultural communication for the first time, this textbook gives a thorough introduction to inter- and cross-cultural concepts with a focus on practical application and social action.
Intercultural Competence in Higher Education: International Approaches, Assessments and Application
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Intercultural Competence in Higher Education features the work of scholars and international education practitioners in understanding the learning outcomes of internationalization, moving beyond rhetoric to concrete practice around the world.This text provides the latest thinking and research within the context of internationalization, presents practical case studies on how to integrate this into the preparation of global-ready students.
The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication
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The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication brings together internationally-renowned scholars from a range of fields to survey the theoretical perspectives and applied work, including example analyses, in this burgeoning area of linguistics.
Intercultural Relations: Communication, Identity and Conflict
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Even in a world made smaller every day by the Internet and social media, we sometimes experience culture shock when interacting with others. The author draws upon his many years in the field of international relations as well as his training in psychiatry to show how to better understand and overcome the barriers to effective intercultural communication.
Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening: How I Learned the Unexpected Joy of a Green Thumb and an Open Heart
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Carol Wall, a white woman living in a lily-white neighbourhood in Middle America, was at a crossroads in her life. Her children were grown; she had successfully overcome illness; her beloved parents were getting older. One day she notices a dark-skinned African man tending her neighbour's yard. His name is Giles Owita. He bags groceries at the supermarket. He comes from Kenya. And he’s very good at gardening
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: A Strategy for Facilitating Conversations on Race
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Facilitating conversations about race often involves tension, as both the facilitators and participants bring emotional experiences and their deeply held values and beliefs into the room. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Strategies for Facilitating Conversations on Race guides facilitators through a process of becoming comfortable with the discomfort in leading conversations about racism, privilege and power.
Mediating Cultures: Parenting in Intercultural Context
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This book explores the communication challenges faced by parents as they raise children who are bi-cultural, multi-cultural, or are adopted from a heritage other than the parents. Each contributor views the family as a site of intercultural dialogue and mediation, and uses compelling studies throughout to examine the parents who creatively balance cultural influences within their families.
Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And other Conversations About Race
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Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see Black, White, and Latino youth clustered in their own groups. Is this self-segregation a problem to address or a coping strategy? Beverly Daniel Tatum, a renowned authority on the psychology of racism, argues that straight talk about our racial identities is essential if we are serious about enabling communication across racial and ethnic divides
Access to Asia: Your Multicultural Guide to Building Trust, Inspiring Respect, and Creating long-Lasting Business Relationships
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Access to Asia presents a deeply insightful framework for today's global business leaders and managers, whether traveling from Toronto to Taipei, Baltimore to Bangalore, or San Francisco to Shanghai. Drawing from her extensive experience and global connections, author Sharon Schweitzer suggests that irrespective of their industry, everyone is essentially in the relationship business.
Intercultural Readiness: Four Competencies for Working Across Cultures
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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
Facilitating Intergroup Dialogues: Bridging Differences, Catalyzing Change
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Intergroup dialogue has emerged as an effective educational and community building method to bring together members of diverse social and cultural groups to engage in learning together so that they may work collectively and individually to promote greater diversity, equality and justice. This volume, the first dedicated entirely to intergroup dialogue facilitation, draws on the experiences of contributors and on emerging research to address the multi-dimensional role of facilitators.
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the collision of Two Cultures
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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down explores the clash between a small county hospital in California and a refugee family from Laos over the care of Lia Lee, a Hmong child diagnosed with severe epilepsy. Lia's parents and her doctors both wanted what was best for Lia, but the lack of understanding between them led to tragedy.
Effective Intercultural Communication: A Christian Perspective
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With the development of instantaneous global communication, it is vital to communicate effectively across cultural boundaries. This addition to the acclaimed Encountering Mission series is designed to offer contemporary intercultural communication insights to mission students and practitioners. Features such as case studies, tables, figures, and sidebars are included, making the book useful for classrooms.
Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race
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A guide for facilitating and participating in difficult dialogues about race, author Derald Wing Sue – an internationally recognized expert on multiculturalism, diversity, and microaggressions – explores the characteristics, dynamics, and meaning behind discussions about race as well as the hidden "ground rules" that inhibit honest and productive dialogue.
The Diversity and Inclusion Handbook
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Why should diversity and inclusion matter to you and your organization? The answer lies in that one thing we all strive for: SUCCESS. When team members of all backgrounds are included, valued, and respected for their uniqueness and what they have to contribute, they truly are more creative, more committed, more collaborative, and more motivated to participate to the fullness of their potential.
Inclusion: Diversity, The New Workplace & The Will To Change
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In the rapidly changing business landscape, harnessing the power of diversity and inclusion is essential for the very viability and sustainability of every organization. Talent who feel fully welcomed, valued, respected, and heard by their colleagues and their organizations will fuel this growth. We will only succeed in this transformation if those in leadership pivot from command and control management styles to reinvent how we look at people, every organization’s greatest asset.
Inclusive Leadership: The Definitive Guide to Developing and Executing an Impactful Diversity and Inclusion Strategy
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The most successful organisations are those with the most diverse and engaged workforces. Studies show an 80% improvement in business performance among those with high diversity levels. When people feel included and able to reach their full potential, they are more engaged, more productive and often more creative. Inclusive Leadership will help you drive culture change using organisational development principles.
Inclusion Dividend: Why investing in Diversity & Inclusion Pays Off
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In today's increasingly diverse, global, interconnected business world, diversity and inclusion is no longer just the right thing to do, it is a core leadership competency and central to the success of business. Working effectively across differences such as gender, culture, generational, race, and sexual orientation not only leads to a more productive, innovative corporate culture, but also to a better engagement with customers and clients.
Intercultural Communication: A Peacebuilding Perspective
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The authors begin by defining competent communication and describing how it contributes to peaceful communities before considering how cultural differences relate to the effects of cultural frames, emotions, and nonverbal and verbal communication. The second half of the book surveys how culture influences friendships, families, classrooms, workplaces, the media, and our visits to cultures different from our own.
Understanding Intercultural Communication
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Written in a conversational style, this book introduces students to the foundations of intercultural communication, a vibrant discipline within the field. Authors Stella Ting-Toomey and Leeva Chung take a multicontextual, inclusive approach that balances international and intercultural communication issues against U.S. domestic diversity issues.
Managing Diversity: Toward a Globally Inclusive Workplace
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Successful management of today’s increasingly diverse workforce is among the most important global challenges faced by corporate leaders, human resource managers, and management consultants. In the third edition of the award-winning book, Managing Diversity: Toward a Globally Inclusive Workplace, Michàlle E. Mor Barak argues that exclusion is among the most critical and pressing problems faced by today’s heterogeneous workforce.
Cultural Agility: Building a Pipeline of Successful Global Professionals
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Succeeding in today's global economy requires organizations to acquire, develop, and retain professionals who can operate effectively around the world, irrespective of country or culture. More than ever before, organizations need a pipeline of professionals who possess cultural agility, the ability to quickly, comfortably, and successfully work in cross-cultural and international environments.
When Cultures Collide: Leading Across Cultures
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A major new edition of the classic work that revolutionized the way business is conducted across cultures and around the globe. It provides leaders and managers with practical strategies to embrace differences and successfully work across diverse business cultures.Thoroughly updated to include the latest political events and cultural changes, as well as covering nine new countries to complete Europe, broadening the scope of the book.
Cross-Cultural Connections: Stepping Out and Fitting In Around the World
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With the new realities of global interconnectedness comes a greater awareness of cultural diversity from place to place. Besides differences in food and fashion, we face significant contrasts of cultural orientation and patterns of thinking. As we travel across cultures, what should we expect? How do we deal with culture shock? And can we truly connect with those we meet?
Appreciative Merger and Acquisition Team Coaching Programme
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This book aims to provide a detailed, step-by-step programme to enable smooth cross-cultural integration in the hospitality industry, simultaneously offering a way to improve the lives and mental health of managers engaged in merger and acquisitions. This work has been commended for providing a methodological hybrid, rich in methods and techniques that collectively open-up possibilities for positive change.
Contemporary Leadership and Intercultural Competence: Exploring the Cross-Cultural Dynamics Within Organizations
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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.
Being at Home in the World: Cross-Cultural Leadership Lessons to Guide Your Journey
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A native of tropical but politically unstable Burundi, Laetitia Mizero Hellerud immigrated to the United States of America as a refugee. She uses her life and work experiences to make connections with others, no matter where they come from. Laetitia shares her story of fleeing several countries and being solely responsible for four of her siblings and her own family as they searched for a safe place to live and learned what gave her the strength and purpose to meet the unforeseen as she finally found a home in Fargo, North Dakota.
52 Activities for Improving Cross-Cultural Communication
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Communication styles and patterns differ vastly among people from different cultures. Every culture has a "communication style norm" and when that style mixes with another, stereotypes and misperceptions arise. 52 Activities for Improving Cross-Cultural Communication explores cross-cultural communication issues with an eye toward increasing understanding and effectiveness.
Organizations and Management in Cross-Cultural Context
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Students with a strong grasp of the complete conceptual framework of OB theories have a greater understanding of its managerial implications, as well as their own personal and work experiences. Through this understanding, the conceptual framework is validated and OB as a subject becomes more relevant. This insightful book is designed to guide students through this crucial process.
HRD in the Age of Globalization: A Practical Guide To Workplace Learning In The Third Millennium
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The pro- and anti-globalization forces may be logically at odds, but there's little dispute on the inevitability of globalization's forward march. And as Michael Marquardt, Nancy Berger, and Peter Loan explain, the real issue is not stopping or promoting globalization, but rather how to minimize the negative effects of globalization and leverage its powerful, positive effects. Human Resource Development will play a key role in determining this transformation.
The Inclusion Breakthrough
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Constant, continuing, and cataclysmic change is causing a major crisis within business organizations today. Faced with constantly advancing technology, unpredictable market shifts, intense global competition, and an increasingly independent ''free agent'' workforce, the only way for an organization to adapt and succeed is to build a ''culture of inclusion'' that nurtures and draws on the talents of a diverse workforce.
Strategic Leadership Across Cultures: GLOBE Study of CEO Leadership Behavior and Effectiveness in 24 Countries
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Unique in its focus, methodology, and impact, Strategic Leadership Across Cultures: The GLOBE Study of CEO Leadership Behavior and Effectiveness in 24 Countries is a must-have for those studying or practicing in the fields of global leadership, cross-cultural leadership, and organization studies. The book examines strategic leadership effectiveness for executive and top-level management based on data from more than 1,000 CEOs and over 6,000 top management team members in 24 countries.
Managing Across Cultures: The Seven Keys to Doing Business with a Global Mindset
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Whether you run a giant corporation or work in a small business, it’s more than likely that you regularly deal with people of different cultures―from customers and suppliers to salespeople and colleagues.You will have trouble succeeding in business today if you don’t appreciate and know how to actively manage global cultural diversity.
Diversity and Leadership
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Although leadership theories have evolved to reflect changing social contexts, many remain silent on issues of equity, diversity, and social justice. Diversity and Leadership, by Jean Lau Chin and Joseph E. Trimble, offers a new paradigm for examining leadership by bringing together two domains―research on leadership and research on diversity―to challenge existing notions of leadership and move toward a diverse and global view of society and its institutions.