Cultural Intelligence: Surviving and Thriving in the Global Village
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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. You’ll learn to discard your own culturally based assumptions and pay careful attention, in a mindful and creative way, to cues in cross-cultural situations.This extensively revised third edition has been updated with new stories showing cultural intelligence in action.
Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health: Assessment and Treatment of Diverse Populations
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The Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health, Second Edition, discusses the impact of cultural, ethnic, and racial variables for the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, service delivery, and development of skills for working with culturally diverse populations. Intended for the mental health practitioner, the book translates research findings into information to be applied in practice.The new edition contains more than 50% new material and includes contributions from established leaders in the field as well as voices from rising stars in the area.
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.With Leading with Cultural Intelligence as your guide, you'll be able to thrive in any business environment - whether it's across the world or in your own backyard.
Cultural Proficiency: A Manual for School Leaders
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Our students’ futures depend upon it: If we’re to guarantee equitable access and improved academic outcomes for our historically underserved students, then we must first confront the deeply rooted biases and practices that for far too long have limited them. That’s where Cultural Proficiency: A Manual for School Leaders has already benefited tens of thousands of schools leaders--and the students, teachers, and communities they serve. Take this first step on the Cultural Proficiency journey and soon enough you, too, can create equitable educational opportunities and more inclusive environments in which differences are embraced.
Handbook of Multicultural Counseling Competencies
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Handbook of Multicultural Competencies in Counseling and Psychology is the first book to offer the theoretical background, practical knowledge, and training strategies needed to achieve multicultural competence. Focusing on a wide range of professional settings, editors Donald B. Pope-Davis, Hardin L.K. Coleman, William Ming Liu, and Rebecca L. Toporek provide a compendium of the latest research related to multicultural competency and the hands-on framework to develop specialized multicultural practices.
Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education
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Effective multicultural education must consider not just schooling, but also the larger social, economic, and political factors that affect students’ success or failure in the classroom. This book helps readers understand these pervasive influences by presenting extensive research and data on the sociopolitical nature of schools and society, information about different sociocultural groups, and a conceptual framework for examining multicultural education.Additionally, tips for classroom activities and community actions offer aspiring teachers concrete suggestions to provide high-quality, inclusive education in spite of obstacles they may face.
Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education
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In this second edition, twenty-nine classic chapters have been revised and updated and twenty new chapters have been added to reflect how the field has evolved since the first edition of the Handbook was published in 1995. This landmark volume describes and analyzes changes such as increased immigration to the United States and new developments in theory and research related to race, culture, ethnicity, and language.. It addresses new issues such as findings on the increase in the number of interracial children and the characteristics of children of immigrant families.
The Cultural Intelligence Difference: Master the One Skill You Can't Do Without in Today's Global Economy
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Most people know that some basic cultural sensitivity is important. But few have developed the deep cultural intelligence (CQ) required to really thrive in our multicultural workplaces and globalized world. Now everybody can tap into the power of CQ to enhance their skills and capabilities, from managing multi cultural teams and serving a diverse customer base to negotiating with international suppliers and opening offshore markets. The Cultural Intelligence Difference delivers a powerful tool for navigating today's work world with finesse-and success.
Preaching with Cultural Intelligence: Understanding the People Who Hear Our Sermons
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To preach effectively in today's world, preachers need cultural intelligence. They must build bridges between listeners who come from various denominations, ethnicities, genders, locations, religious backgrounds, and more. Experienced preacher and teacher Matthew Kim provides a step-by-step template for cross-cultural hermeneutics and homiletics, equipping preachers to reach their varied listeners in the church and beyond. Each chapter includes questions for individual thought or group discussion.The book also includes helpful diagrams and images, a sample sermon, and appendices for exegeting listeners and for exploring cultural differences.
Cultural Intelligence: Individual Interactions Across Cultures
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In a global market where international teams, initiatives, and joint ventures are increasingly common, it is extremely important for people to integrate themselves quickly in new cultures. Effective strategies for selecting and training people on global perspectives are critical for managing businesses.In this book, the authors develop the idea of cultural intelligence and examine its three essential facets: cognition, the ability to develop patterns from cultural cues; motivation, the desire and ability to engage others; and behavior, the capability to act in accordance with cognition and motivation.
Building Cultural Intelligence in Church and Ministry
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The church today is gradually becoming a place where many diverse cultures meet to worship God. As we worship together, there are often challenges on how you build constructive friendship within these diverse cultures. The purpose of this book is to enable individuals and churches with diverse cultures to achieve local and global effectiveness and friendship in mission and ministry through cultural competence audit, assessments, and improvement. This book explores many themes within cultural intelligence. This study guidebook can be used as a read alone or within small groups and mission groups.
A World of Difference: Leading in global markets with cultural intelligence
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A World of Difference is by diversity and inclusion consultant at Include-Empower, Felicity Menzies, for employees working in global teams; for managers, human resource professionals; and leaders of global companies seeking to minimise the risks and unlock the strategic potential of cultural diversity. Readers will learn how to develop their own cultural intelligence (CQ) and that of their workforce, as well as best-practices for managing and leading effectively across cultures.This fascinating book assists leaders by providing a proven approach for improving global effectiveness.
Cultural Intelligence: The Art of Leading Cultural Complexity
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Introducing a way of thinking about culture as a dynamic and socially constructed phenomenon rather than a fixed set of rules, this guidebook provides a complete introduction to Cultural Intelligence—a progressive approach to thinking about cultural diversity in the modern workplace. Ideal for leaders and specialists who have a commitment to bridging and benefiting from differences, and who are looking for alternatives to the traditional cultural concepts, this work provides four themed chapters each of which provides an in-depth discussion of one cultural field.
Emotional Intelligence: Raise Your EQ (Mastering Self Awareness & Controlling Your Emotions)
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Do you often find yourself struggling to get a handle on your emotions? How many times have you found yourself feeling guilt, regret even over the things that you said and did when you were emotional? Emotions are one of the most powerful, underlying forces within us. Every step we take in life, every move that we make is dictated or ruled at some point by our emotions. When you find it hard to manage your emotions, that’s when things start to become a real challenge.Keeping your cool or a clear head, to be able to think rationally even in the most challenging and emotional situations is not something everyone can do.
Culturally Intelligent Leadership: Essential Concepts to Leading and Managing Intercultural Interactions
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The purpose of this book is to outline the important ideas of cultural intelligence and the steps that must be considered and then practiced to become a culturally intelligent leader. The most important aspect covered within this book is that cultural intelligence is both a strategy and a tool towards cultural competency and proficiency. This book outlines the importance of understanding culture and its impact on organizations, the strategic value of cultural intelligence, and the significance of integrating and practicing cultural intelligence in everyday business life.
Communicating Across Cultures, Second Edition
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This highly regarded text--now revised and expanded with 50% new material--helps students and professionals build their knowledge and competencies for effective intercultural communication in any setting. The authors' comprehensive, updated theoretical framework (integrative identity negotiation theory) reveals how both verbal and nonverbal communication are affected by multilayered facets of identity. Written in a candid, conversational style, the book is rich with engaging examples illustrating cultural conflicts and misunderstandings that arise in workplace, educational, interpersonal, and community contexts.
Understanding Intercultural Communication: Negotiating a Grammar of Culture
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Understanding Intercultural Communication provides a practical framework to help readers to understand intercultural communication and to solve intercultural problems. Each chapter exemplifies the everyday intercultural through ethnographic narratives in which people make sense of each other in home, work and study locations. This book is a key resource for academics, students and practitioners in intercultural communication and related fields.
Foreign to Familiar: A Guide to Understanding Hot - And Cold - Climate Cultures
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Foreign to Familiar is a splendidly written, well researched work on cultures. Anyone traveling abroad should not leave home without this valuable resource!I highly recommend it as required reading for cross cultural workers. Sarah Lanier’s love and sensitivity for people of all nations will touch your heart. This book creates within us a greater appreciation for our extended families around the world and an increased desire to better serve them.
Changing Korea: Understanding Culture and Communication
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In the last fifty years, Korea has transformed itself from an agrarian, Confucian-based culture into a global and technological powerhouse, and one of the most important political and economic forces in the world. Based on previous research and face-to-face interviews, the book shows how contemporary Koreans negotiate traditional Confucian values and Western capitalistic values in their everyday encounters – particularly in business and professional contexts. This is a useful companion book for courses in international business, intercultural communication, and Asian studies.
Intercultural Interaction: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Intercultural Communication
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Written in a highly accessible style and in four parts, this book provides rapid and authoritative access to current ideas and practice in intercultural communication. It draws on concepts and findings from a range of different disciplines and uses authentic examples of intercultural interaction to illustrate points.
Understanding Cultural Diversity in Today's Complex World
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No one in this country is untouched by the impact of diversity. Yet, as diverse as diversity is, are too the many different emotions and attitudes evoked by diversity. As a nation, we are not well equipped to deal with the swirling transitions that are converging on us on a daily basis because of the nature of being the most diverse country in the world. This text (in its 4th edition) will well serve the purpose for many who decide to learn and teach the fundamentals of cultural diversity.Although the original intent for the book was to serve as a text for students and employees, this book has also been purchased by individuals who just want to learn more about diversity for themselves.
A Beginner's Guide to Crossing Cultures: Making Friends in a Multicultural World
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The global village has arrived. Recent census figures show that communities in the United States are more culturally and ethnically diverse than ever before. And you may be just one of many who find it challenging to build relationships with people from backgrounds unlike your own.How do you befriend an international student or a new coworker from a different country? What can you expect when your church building is shared with a congregation from another cultural group?Why are your words and actions sometimes misinterpreted by others?
Culture and Crisis Communication: Transboundary Cases from Nonwestern Perspectives
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Culture and Crisis Communication presents an examination of how politics, culture, religion, and other social issues affect crisis communication and management in nonwestern countries. Taking a wider view than a single country’s perspective, the text contains a cross-cultural and cross-country approach. The book highlights recent crisis events such as Syria’s civil war, missing Malaysia Flight MH370, andJapan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster. Each of the case studies examines how culture impacts communication and responses to crises.
In Search of Intercultural Understanding
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"In Search of Intercultural Understanding" is a practical guidebook for living and working across cultures. In a hands-on and visual approach, this guide offers new insights and practical advice on adjusting and coping with the experience abroad. With a variety of stories, quotations, exercises and illustrations, the reader is presented with an easy-to-understand survey of cross-cultural issues that will enhance the global experience and provide guidance on becoming interculturally competent.
Intercultural Communication and Science and Technology Studies
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This timely and engaging book addresses communicative issues that arise when science and technology travel across socio-cultural boundaries. The authors discuss interactions between different scientific communities; scientists and policy-makers; science and the public; scientists and artists; and other situations where science clashes with other socio-cultural domains.The volume includes theoretical proposals of how to deal with intercultural communication related to science and technology, as well as rich case studies that illustrate the challenges and strategies deployed in these situations.
Cross-Cultural Servanthood: Serving the World in Christlike Humility
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Duane Elmer asked people around the world how they felt about Western missionaries. The response? "Missionaries could be more effective if they did not think they were better than us." The last thing we want to do in cross-cultural ministry is to offend people in other cultures. Unfortunately, all too often and even though we don't mean it, our actions communicate superiority, paternalism, imperialism and arrogance. Our best intentions become unintentional insults. How can we minister in ways that are received as true Christlike service? Cross-cultural specialist Duane Elmer gives Christians practical advice for serving other cultures with sensitivity and humility.
Encountering Morocco: Fieldwork and Cultural Understanding
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Encountering Morocco introduces readers to life in this North African country through vivid accounts of fieldwork as personal experience and intellectual journey. We meet the contributors at diverse stages of their careers–from the unmarried researcher arriving for her first stint in the field to the seasoned fieldworker returning with spouse and children. They offer frank descriptions of what it means to take up residence in a place where one is regarded as an outsider, learn the language and local customs, and struggle to develop rapport.
The Four Skills of Cultural Diversity Competence
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Hogan's updated fourth edition of FOUR SKILLS OF CULTURAL DIVERSITY COMPETENCE: A PROCESS FOR UNDERSTANDING AND PRACTICE provides you with the tools necessary to help you become a culturally competent practitioner in today's diverse environments. This practical, relevant text provides not only the fundamentals of cultural competence but also the skills to increase cultural awareness and effective interpersonal techniques.
Communication Across Cultures: Mutual Understanding In A Global World
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Communication Across Cultures explores how cultural context affects the use and (mis)interpretation of language. It provides an accessible and interdisciplinary introduction to language and language variation in intercultural communication by drawing on both classic and cutting-edge research from pragmatics, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology and politeness studies.This new edition has been comprehensively updated to incorporate recent research, with an emphasis on the fluid and emergent practice of intercultural communication.
Qualitative Research and Intercultural Understanding
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This book makes an important contribution to the fields of multiculturalism and qualitative research methods.The first section of the book is a textbook on qualitative methodology. Beginning with a sketch of the historical roots of qualitative research and its place in the research landscape, the book then explores the notion of culture and our individual and collective experiences of culture. The second section of the book is comprised of five contributed chapters in which researchers describe their own challenges in conducting research in multicultural settings.
Getting to Know Ourselves and Others Through the ABCs: A Journey Toward Intercultural Understanding
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This book is a valuable resource for teachers and other professionals who are looking for a proven way to increase cultural appreciation and awareness. In this ground-breaking project, the authors describe how the ABCs model complicated and challenged and changed the cultural perceptions of those who participated in it, even those who were initially highly resistant to such possibilities. At the heart of the project is the exchange of narratives life stories that give insight into the cultural worlds of selves and others.
Leading With Cultural Intelligence: The New 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. With Leading with Cultural Intelligence as your guide, you'll be able to thrive in any business environment-whether it's across the world or in your own backyard.
Negotiating Cultural Intelligence: An Investigation of Australian Expatriate and Japanese Local Staff Intercultural Workplace Communication
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This book is the published version of my Ph.D. thesis, which was completed in 2011. It explores the intercultural workplace communication strategies employed by a bilingual and culturally-intelligent Australian expatriate in his communication with local staff (Japanese) in Japan.
Intercultural Intelligence Toolkit
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The Toolkit contains the 3 practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Intercultural intelligence specific requirements.With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Intercultural intelligence project with this in-depth Intercultural intelligence Toolkit.In using the Toolkit you will be better able to diagnose, implement and integrate Intercultural intelligence projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices.
Solving the People Puzzle: Cultural Intelligence and Special Operations Forces
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The twenty-first century has brought the perfect storm of conditions to create substantive global instability. This contemporary operating environment (COE) is characterized by complexity, ambiguity, volatility, and constant danger. It is a human invention that requires a human solution. Solving the People Puzzle makes a convincing argument for the powerful union of the "force of choice" with the "tool of choice." This book will inspire and inform.
Advances in Cross-Cultural Decision Making
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This book reports on the latest advances in understanding cross-cultural decision and human cognition with respect to various cultural constructs, such as geographical, historical, sociological, and organizational cultures. It addresses researchers, scholars, and industry practitioners from diverse fields, including sociology, linguistics, business, military science, psychology, human factors research, neuroscience, and education. The book covers a wealth of topics, including: analyses of historical events and intercultural competence; commercial applications of social-cultural science; the study of decision-making similarities (and differences) across cultures; cultural behavioral modeling and simulation technology; and social networks and studies on group communication alike.
Cultural Intelligence Secrets To Succeed In The New Global Economy
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A proven system to develop your Global Leadership and Cultural Intelligence (CQ), with success strategies and inspiring examples from around the world. The business leaders of today face extraordinary complexity, rapid change, and increasing diversity in their markets and workforces. And yet more than 90 per cent of global executives identify cross-cultural effectiveness as their biggest challenge. This audiobook gives you the tools and confidence to transform your business, personal, and financial performance.
Advances in Culturally-Aware Intelligent Systems and in Cross-Cultural Psychological Studies
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This book offers valuable new insights into the design of culturally-aware systems. In its first part, it is devoted to presenting selected Culturally-Aware Intelligent Systems devised in the field of Artificial Intelligence and its second part consists of two sub-parts that offer a source of inspiration for building modelizations of Culture and of its influence on the human mind and behavior, to be used in new Culturally-Aware Intelligent Systems. Those sub-parts present the results of experiments conducted in two fields that study Culture and its influence on the human mind’s functions: Cultural Neuroscience and Cross-Cultural Psychology.
Handbook of Cultural Intelligence: Theory Measurement and Application
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Cultural intelligence is defined as an individual's ability to function effectively in situations characterized by cultural diversity. With contributions from eminent scholars worldwide, the "Handbook of Cultural Intelligence" is a 'state-of-the-science' summary of the body of knowledge about cultural intelligence and its relevance for managing diversity both within and across cultures.The Handbook covers conceptional and definitional issues, assessment approaches, and application of cultural intelligence in the domains of international and cross-cultural management as well as management of domestic activity.
Many Colors: Cultural Intelligence for a Changing Church
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The United States is currently undergoing the most rapid demographic shift in its history. By 2050, white Americans will no longer comprise a majority of the population. Instead, they'll be the largest minority group in a country made up entirely of minorities, followed by Hispanic Americans, African Americans, and Asian Americans. From discussions about cultural and racial histories, to reviews of case-study churches and Christian groups that are succeeding in bridging ethnic divides, Rah provides a practical and hopeful guidebook for Christians wanting to minister more effectively in diverse settings.
Individual Cultural Intelligence
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RELEVANCE Organizational success in international business depends heavily on the individual's ability to manage cross-cultural interaction. There is a growing organizational demand to assess and train individual's cross-cultural flexibility and self-regulated learning ability in cross-cultural contexts. Individuals need to cope with unknown, unexpected, incomplete or unfamiliar information in cross -cultural interaction, with an increased level of cultural diversity, a decreased duration in one cultural context and a more frequent change of cultural contexts. Individuals are not able to develop adequate levels of culturespecific knowledge.
Diversity Intelligence
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This book analyzes the emerging concept of diversity intelligence, which values the differences in employees without attempting to make everyone alike. Organization leaders need diversity intelligence to better interact with the changing demographics in America and the global economy, by embracing differences as strengths rather than weaknesses. Without a clear understanding of diversity, leaders are not fully equipped to realize organizational goals through all employees.The author highlights the importance of integrating diversity intelligence into leadership and career development plans alongside intellectual intelligence, emotional intelligence, and cultural intelligence.
Ethical Intelligence: The Foundation of Leadership
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What goes on in the hearts and minds of men and women as they commit unethical acts that harm others?That’s what John wanted to know when he began the journey to this book.Everything we “know” about ethical decision-making is wrong.There is a timeless solution to unethical conduct – our ethical intelligence.The Holocaust reaches from the past and touches today’s ethical judging.In this book, John teaches you how to unlock the vault and reclaim it, and begin your journey to an ethically intelligent life.
Intercultural Service Encounters: Cross-cultural Interactions and Service Quality
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This book investigates intercultural service encounters (ICSEs) in light of the rapidly globalizing world economy, examining the extant literature on the topic and identifying areas which require further exploration. With a focus on intercultural communication and competence, the author analyses diverse conceptual frameworks, providing theoretical models and practical initiatives for those working within the services marketing industry. An excellent resource for anyone interested in how culture shapes customer and employee expectations and perceptions, this book addresses the potential implications and limitations of future models.
Culture on the Edge of Chaos: Cultural Algorithms and the Foundations of Social Intelligence
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The author first introduces the basic framework for cultural algorithms and he then explains the social structure of a cultural system as a mechanism for the distribution of problem-solving information throughout a population. Three different models for social organizations are presented: the homogeneous (nuclear family), heterogeneous (expanded family), and subculture (descent groups) social models. The chapters that follow compare the learning capabilities of these social organizations relative to problems of varying complexity. The book concludes with a discussion of how the results can impact our understanding of social evolution.
How to Use Emotional Intelligence, Cultural Intelligence and Spiritual Intelligence to Mentor Doctoral Learners
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The focus of this book is to show how Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Cultural Intelligence (CQ) and Spiritual Intelligence (SQ) are critical factors used to help both mentors and doctoral learners successfully get through the dissertation process together. I will also provide 16 best practices that I have used to effectively mentor doctoral learners over the past decade. As a result of instituting these practices, I've been able to increase my doctoral learner graduation rate by 50% each year. Additionally, I will share proven tools and tips from doctors and doctoral candidates who have been successful in the dissertation process. Both mentors of doctoral learners and mentees will benefit from this book.
Leading With Cultural Intelligence
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Why are some leaders able to create trust and negotiate contracts with Chinese, Latin Americans, and Germans all in the same day, while others are barely able to manage the diversity in their own offices? The answer lies in their cultural intelligence, or CQ. Packed with practical tools, research, and case studies, "Leading with Cultural Intelligence" breaks new ground, offering today's global workforce a specific, four-step model to becoming more adept at managing across cultures. Practical and insightful, this indispensable guide shows leaders how to connect across any cultural divide, including national, ethnic, and organizational cultures.
Cultural Agility: A Practical Guide for Putting Cultural Intelligence into Action
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Culture is a concept that’s not easily defined, but impacts all of us. Identifying cultural differences or preferences is an important part of cultural intelligence, but understanding how to effectively respond to these issues take cultural agility.Global cultural expert Tom Verghese draws from more than 25 years of experience working with a diverse range of multinational, national and local organizations to create a clear concise guide to becoming aware and agile at managing multicultural situations.
Chinese Culture of Intelligence
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With the rise of China in the 21st century, this book offers a trans-cultural and thematic study of key Chinese concepts which influence modern day Chinese thinking across the spheres of politics, economics and society. It reflects on the major schools of Chinese thought including Confucianism, Daoism and Zen Buddhism, providing a historical perspective on the ideological development of China in terms of the relationship between man and nature, social ethics, political governance, poetry education, aesthetic criticism and art theory.
International Business Management: Succeeding in a Culturally Diverse World
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This textbook explores the theoretical and practical aspects of managing international business operations while also dealing with multi-cultural, multi-national and global issues of managing business expansion beyond the domestic market. A second, revised edition of Managing Internationally: Succeeding in a Culturally Diverse World, each chapter contains up-to-date material, in-depth coverage of topics, visual aids (i.e., charts, tables, etc.), and vignettes, making this new edition engaging, visually appealing and easily accessible for students taking International Business Management courses.