Cultural Intelligence Complete Self-Assessment Guide
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What new services of functionality will be implemented next with Cultural intelligence ? To what extent does management recognize Cultural intelligence as a tool to increase the results? How do you use Cultural intelligence data and information to support organizational decision making and innovation? Have you identified your Cultural intelligence key performance indicators? Can Management personnel recognize the monetary benefit of Cultural intelligence? Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a challenge or meet an objective is the most valuable role... In EVERY group, company, organization and department.
Cross-Cultural Design. Methods, Tools, and Users
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This two-volume set LNCS 10911 and 10912 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Cross-Cultural Design, CCD 2018, held as part of HCI International 2018 in Las Vegas, NV, USA, in July 2018. The total of 1170 papers and 195 posters included in the 30 HCII 2018 proceedings volumes was carefully reviewed and selected from 4373 submissions. The 36 regular papers presented in this volume were organized in topical sections named: cross-cultural design methods and tools; cross-cultural product design; cultural Differences; and culture, emotions and design.
Successful Global Leadership: Frameworks for Cross-Cultural Managers and Organizations
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This book provides practical frameworks for anyone hoping to become a successful global leader, and outlines the challenges that international firms face when managing across cultures. It highlights the cognitive, affective, and behavioral actions leaders can take to understand the differences between foreign values and traditions, and how to develop a corporate environment where global leadership can thrive.This multi-disciplinary book is essential reading for students and researchers of international business and management, I/O psychology, and organizations hoping to interact effectively with employees and clients across borders.
The Acceleration of Cultural Change: From Ancestors to Algorithms
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From our hunter-gatherer days, we humans evolved to be excellent throwers, chewers, and long-distance runners. We are highly social, crave Paleolithic snacks, and display some gendered difference resulting from mate selection. But we now find ourselves binge-viewing, texting while driving, and playing Minecraft. Only the collective acceleration of cultural and technological evolution explains this development. The evolutionary psychology of individuals―the drive for “food and sex”―explains some of our current habits, but our evolutionary success, Alex Bentley and Mike O'Brien explain, lies in our ability to learn cultural know-how and to teach it to the next generation. Today, we are following social media bots as much as we are learning from our ancestors. We are radically changing the way culture evolves.
Optimization of Leadership Style: New Approaches to Effective Multicultural Leadership in International Teams
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Reinhold Kohler shows and explains ten selected and powerful leadership enablers to motivate, develop, and manage international teams, clustered in roles, skills and abilities (ROSKAB). The ROSKAB leadership model demonstrates in a simplified direct and indirect method how to perform this task.
Assessing Cultural Exposure: An Improved Framework for the Assessment of Cross-Cultural Exposure Levels in Individuals
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This study focuses on the many dimensions of cultural intelligence (CQ); during the study, a detailed framework of CQ Dimensions was constructed that later was used to create a Cultural Exposure Assessment. In today's increasingly global business environment, CQ is important as it has been proven that employees with higher levels of CQ perform better in cross-cultural business relationships. For businesses, using such employees strengthens cross-cultural relationships, builds trust, increases communication effectiveness, and can have a direct and positive impact on the overall success of such endeavors.
Building Cultural Competence: Innovative Activities and Models
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Reinhold Kohler shows and explains ten selected and powerful leadership enablers to motivate, develop, and manage internatFor HR directors, corporate trainers, college administrators, diversity trainers and study abroad educators, this book provides a cutting-edge framework and an innovative collection of ready-to-use tools and activities to help build cultural competence―from the basics of understanding core concepts of culture to the complex work of negotiating identity and resolving cultural differences.Building Cultural Competence presents the latest work in the intercultural field and provides step-by-step instructions for how to effectively work with the new models, frameworks, and exercises for building learners’ cultural competence.
Organizational Culture and Leadership, 5th Edition
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Organizational Culture and Leadership is the classic reference for managers and students seeking a deeper understanding of the inter-relationship of organizational culture dynamics and leadership. Author Edgar Schein is the 'father' of organizational culture, world-renowned for his expertise and research in the field; in this book, he analyzes and illustrates through cases the abstract concept of culture and shows its importance to the management of organizational change. This new fifth edition shows how culture has become a popular concept leading to a wide variety of research and implementation by various organizations and expands the focus on the role of national cultures in influencing culture dynamics.
The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups
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In The Culture Code, Daniel Coyle goes inside some of the world’s most successful organizations—including the U.S. Navy’s SEAL Team Six, IDEO, and the San Antonio Spurs—and reveals what makes them tick. He demystifies the culture-building process by identifying three key skills that generate cohesion and cooperation, and explains how diverse groups learn to function with a single mind. Drawing on examples that range from Internet retailer Zappos to the comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade to a daring gang of jewel thieves, Coyle offers specific strategies that trigger learning, spark collaboration, build trust, and drive positive change.
The Culture Code | The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups
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The Culture Code is a book written by Daniel Coyle. The book is a result of extensive research and study in human psychology and sociology. Before writing it, the author of this book spent a great amount of time studying the best groups of people in numerous fields of life: education, entertainment, military, sport, and even crime. While doing that, the author discovered that each group was successful thanks to three main “ingredients.” This book is where Daniel Coyle explains what these three ingredients are. Therefore, he named them “codes” of our culture. The book is divided into three main parts, where each part corresponds one “ingredient” or skill.
Teaching Across Cultures: Contextualizing Education for Global Mission
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In our globalized world, ideas are constantly being exchanged between people of different cultural backgrounds. But educators often struggle to adapt to the contexts of diverse learners. Some focus so much on content delivery that they overlook crosscultural barriers to effective teaching. Educator and missiologist James Plueddemann offers field-tested insights for teaching across cultural differences. . He provides a model of teaching as pilgrimage, where the aim is not merely the mastery of information but the use of knowledge to foster the development of the pilgrim learner.
Effective Multicultural Teams: Theory and Practice
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Multicultural and multinational teams have become an important strategic and structural element of organizational work in our globalized world today. These teams are demonstrating their importance from the factory floors to the boardrooms of contemporary organizations. The emergence of multicultural teams is evident across a variety of organizations in the private, public, and civil society sectors. These developments have led to an increasing interest in the theory and practice of multicultural teams. Management educational and training programs are giving increasing attention to these developments.
Remapping Knowledge: Intercultural Studies for a Global Age
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The growing interdependence of the local and the global demand innovative approaches to human development. Such approaches, the author argues, ought to be based on the emerging ethics of global intelligence, defined as the ability to understand, respond to, and work toward what will benefit all human beings and will support and enrich all life on this planet.. In this book, the author elaborates the basic principles of a new field of intercultural studies, oriented toward global intelligence. He proposes concrete research and educational programs that would help create intercultural learning environments designed to stimulate sustainable human development throughout the world.
Culturally Intelligent Leadership: Leading Through 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.
Intercultural Communication for Global Business: How leaders communicate for success
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This book brings together principles and new theories in intercultural communication in a concise and practical manner, focusing on communication as the foundation for management and global leadership.Grounded in the Cultural Intelligence Model, this compact text examines the concepts associated with understanding culture and communication in the global business environment .Richly illustrated with examples, activities, real-world applications, and recent case studies that make the content come alive, Intercultural Communication for Global Business is an ideal companion for any business student or manager dedicated to communicating more effectively in a globalized society.
Corporate Culture: The Ultimate Strategic Asset
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Organizational culture is a quiet, but driving, influence on our perception of a company, whether as a consumer or as an employee. In this book, Flamholtz and Randle define culture, identifying and explaining the five key dimensions that determine it: a customer orientation; a people orientation; a process orientation; strong standards of performance and accountability; innovation and openness to change. They explain why culture is a critical factor in organizational success and failure―a key determinant of financial performance.
The Culture Key: Successful Investing and Entrepreneurship in Frontier and Emerging Markets
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Unlock the key to building successful businesses in challenging international markets.Why do so many investors fail in frontier and emerging markets? How can entrepreneurs increase their odds of success in developing economies? In The Culture Key, Curt Laird explores the idea that entrepreneurs and investors in these markets struggle not because they lack business acumen, but because they do not develop intercultural intelligence.The book introduces the Belief Tool - a lens to identify, interpret, and respond to the cultures in new markets.
Ministering Cross-Culturally: A Model for Effective Personal Relationships
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With more than 125,000 copies in print, this model for effective personal relationships in a multicultural and multiethnic world has proven successful for many. On the occasion of its thirtieth anniversary, this contemporary classic has been thoroughly updated to reflect Sherwood Lingenfelter's mature thinking on the topic and to communicate with modern readers, helping them minister more effectively to people of different cultural and social backgrounds. It is accessible, practical, and applicable to many ministry situations. An accompanying interactive questionnaire, designed to help students reflect on their own cultural values, is available online through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources
Global Leadership, Cultural Intelligence (CQ) and Neuroscienc
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Does operating on the global stage change the nature of leadership? Is cultural intelligence essential to global leadership success? And how can we use neuroscience to establish and identify global leadership competencies and their development? This dissertation takes a deep dive into these topics.By interviewing experts in management, cultural and emotional intelligence and neuroscience, this paper concludes that there are developmental opportunities to grow global leaders.If you are wondering what makes a global leader and how we can develop them, this is an essential read
Entering the global engineering market: A correlational study of cultural intelligence and market orientation
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Faced with increasing domestic competition from non-U.S. firms and a growing global marketplace, U.S.-based engineering firms have turned their focus to globalizing their services. Understanding the multifaceted cultural aspects of marketing and penetrating the global engineering market requires heightened cross-cultural leadership competencies in tandem with a strategic market orienting activities. The purpose of this quantitative correlational study was to determine any relationship that may exist between the variables of cultural intelligence and market orientation of decision makers at U.S.-based engineering firms to the dependent variable of entering the global marketplace.
Borderless Leadership: Global Skills for Personal and Business Success
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"Borderless Leadership is a must read for anyone involved in international business. It enables beginners to avoid common pitfalls, and seasoned executives will recognize many of their own mistakes and benefit from the frameworks Dr. Kraljevic provides." ― Professor Sibrandes Poppema, President, University of Groningen, Netherlands.The book is about achieving success with and through total strangers as you progress from awareness to understanding and from understanding to acquiring, internalizing, and applying new knowledge so you bring your approach to life up to date.
Adapting Tests in Linguistic and Cultural Situations
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This book explores test adaptation, a scientific and professional activity now spanning all of the social and behavioural sciences. Adapting tests to various linguistic and cultural contexts is a critical process in today's globalized world, and requires a combination of knowledge and skills from psychometrics, cross-cultural psychology and others. This volume provides a step-by-step approach to cross-cultural test adaptation, emphatically presented as a mélange between science and practice. It is the first of its kind: an in-depth treatise and guide on why and how to adapt a test to a new culture in such a way as to preserve its psychometric value.
Mind Your Manners: Managing Business Cultures in the New Global Europe
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Praised by Business Week as 'invaluable political and psychological profiles of each nationality...a wonderfully entertaining view of others as well a ourselves' and named a Financial Times Business Book of the Year, Mind Your Manners has become a 50,000-copy bestseller and the standard guide to European business cultures for over a decade.This major new edition comprehensively covers no fewer than thirty-three different business cultures including non-EU Norway, Switzerland, Russia and America.
Communication Beyond Boundaries
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This book explores test adaptation, a scientific and professional activity now spanning all of the social and behavioural sciences. Adapting tests to various linguistic and cultural contexts is a critical process in today's globalized world, and requires a combination of knowledge and skills from psychometrics, cross-cultural psychology and others. This volume provides a step-by-step approach to cross-cultural test adaptation, emphatically preseThis handy book on intercultural communication is ideal for the busy executive, frequent international business traveler, expatriate, and student of international business communication.
Spiritual Survival Handbook for Cross-Cultural Workers
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The fight for survival is real. You serve-or are preparing to serve-in the spiritually desolate areas of our world. The elements you face each day are intense. What can you do to prepare for the challenges? Dr. Robert Miller presents a preparedness strategy for surviving the "wilderness" of ministry that is helpful for the new and the experienced alike
Cross-Cultural Analysis: The Science and Art of Comparing the World's Modern Societies and Their Cultures
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Cross-Cultural Analysis is the sequel to Cultures Consequences, the classic work published by Geert Hofstede, one of the most influential management thinkers in todays times. Hofstedes original work introduced a new research paradigm in cross-cultural analysis: studying cultural differences through nation-level dimensions (complex variables defined by intercorrelated items). This paradigm has been subsequently used by hundreds of prominent scholars all over the world and has produced solid results.
Understanding Cross-Cultural Management
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Managing effectively across national and cultural boundaries is critical to the success of todays organizations, given the global environment of business and increasing diversity of workforces. A keen awareness and a high degree of cross-cultural competence in management are therefore key to the career success of both present and aspiring managers/professionals.Understanding Cross-Cultural Management explores the key themes and issues in one of the most challenging and fascinating areas of organizational life, and enables you to sharpen your insights and practical skills.
Global Leadership Practices: A Cross-Cultural Management Perspective
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An advanced level edited text that covers key theories of cross-cultural management and helps develop practical solutions to deal with difference in organizations. Focuses on the impact of globalisation on individuals' work life and identity and explores how to manage and lead teams in a globalised context. Includes coverage of emerging markets.
Making Sense of Culture: Cross-Cultural Expeditions and Management Practices of Self-Initiated Expatriates in Foreign Workplace
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This book lies within two interdisciplinary fields which are crucial to be bridged: cross-cultural management and international human resource management. The consequences of globalization lead to a more extensive recruitment process of global talents as to fit the different work structures and competitive work environment of tomorrow. The emergence of self-initiated expatriates (SIEs) further intensify the challenges faced by multinational organizations because people are searching for better career prospects and they are willing to re-locate in order to obtain competitive salary or compensation packages.
Cross-Cultural Analysis: Methods and Applications
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Intended to bridge the gap between the latest methodological developments and cross-cultural research, this interdisciplinary resource presents the latest strategies for analyzing cross-cultural data. Techniques are demonstrated through the use of applications that employ cross-national data sets such as the latest European Social Survey. With an emphasis on the generalized latent variable approach, internationally prominent researchers from a variety of fields explain how the methods work, how to apply them, and how they relate to other methods presented in the book.
Adapting Educational and Psychological Tests for Cross-Cultural Assessment
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Adapting Educational and Psychological Tests for Cross-Cultural Assessment critically examines and advances new methods and practices for adapting tests for cross-cultural assessment and research. The International Test Commission (ITC) guidelines for test adaptation and conceptual and methodological issues in test adaptation are described in detail, and questions of ethics and concern for validity of test scores in cross-cultural contexts are carefully examined. Advances in test translation and adaptation methodology, including statistical identification of flawed test items, establishing equivalence of different language versions of a test, and methodologies for comparing tests in multiple languages, are reviewed and evaluated.
Human Autonomy in Cross-Cultural Context: Perspectives on the Psychology of Agency, Freedom, and Well-Being
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This volume presents the reader with a stimulating tapestry of essays exploring the nature of personal autonomy, self-determination, and agency, and their role in human optimal functioning at multiple levels of analysis from personal to societal and cross-cultural. The starting point for these explorations is self-determination theory, an integrated theory of human motivation and healthy development which has been under development for more than three decades.The book is aimed toward developmental, social, personality, and cross-cultural psychologists, towards researchers and practitioners’ in the areas of education, health and medicine, social work and, economics, and also towards all interested in creating a more sustainable and just world society through promoting individual freedom and agency.
Cross-Cultural Communications with Success
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The purpose of this book is to provide further awareness of many situations and types of misunderstandings, both within and in cross-cultural settings, focusing on interpersonal, management, marketing, and business communication. To this effect, I will conclude with a host of guidelines for minimizing such conditions for misunderstanding. My hope is to contribute by promoting shared understanding among all in our culturally diverse environment.
Cultural Psychology: Cross-Cultural and Multicultural Perspectives
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Culture comes in many forms. Cultural Psychology: Cross-Cultural and Multicultural Perspectives combines hard science with everyday issues to explore how the intangible forces of our cultural milieu—including the power of race, religion, class, and gender—powerfully changes the way we want, think, and do the things that we do. It covers both cross-cultural differences and multicultural issues, incorporating both approaches to tackle modern issues of diversity and living in a diverse world. Combines both cross-cultural and multicultural approaches in a single comprehensive text.
Contemporary Leadership and Intercultural Competence
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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.
Cross-Cultural Management: Essential Concepts
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Cross-Cultural Management: Essential Concepts introduces readers to the fundamentals of cross-cultural management by exploring the influence of culture on interpersonal interactions in organizational settings and examining the ever-increasing number of cross-cultural challenges that global managers face in today’s workplace.The book is complemented by a companion website featuring a range of tools and resources for lecturers, including chapter-specific PowerPoint slides, and a Microsoft Word test bank containing multiple-choice, true/false, and open-ended questions for each chapter.
Essentials of Cross-Cultural Counseling
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Essentials of Cross-Cultural Counseling is a brief, supplemental book derived from the International Handbook of Cross-Cultural Counseling. Edited by a high-profile team with international expertise, the book focuses on the history, issues, challenges, and opportunities for the counseling profession worldwide. It includes nine chapters discussing topics such as cultural, cross-cultural, and cross-national counseling; the counseling profession both domestically and internationally; the theoretical and methodological issues when studying culture; the challenges and opportunities of cross-cultural and cross-national collaboration; and the future of cross-cultural counseling.
Cross-Cultural Psychology
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Written in a conversational style that transforms complex ideas into accessible ones, this international best-seller provides an interdisciplinary review of the theories and research in cross‐cultural psychology. The book’s unique critical thinking framework, including Critical Thinking boxes, helps to develop analytical skills. Exercises interspersed throughout promote active learning and encourage class discussion. Case in Point sections review controversial issues and opinions about behavior in different cultural contexts. Cross‐Cultural Sensitivity boxes underscore the importance of empathy in communication.
International Management Ethics: A Critical, Cross-cultural Perspective
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What can we learn about management ethics from other cultures and societies? In this textbook, cross-cultural management theory is applied and made relevant to management ethics. To help the reader understand different approaches that global businesses can take to operate successfully and ethically, there are chapters focusing on specific countries and regions. As well as giving the wider geographical, political and cultural contexts, the book includes numerous examples in every chapter to help the reader critique universal assumptions of what is ethical. By taking a closer look at the way we view other cultures and their values, the author challenges us to rethink commonly held assumptions and approaches in cross-cultural management, and to apply a more critical approach
Cross-Cultural Survey Methods
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Since all research is in a sense comparative, it is sometimes argued that methods and requirements remain the same, no matter what country or nationality is involved. The editors of this volume contend that this philosophy is an oversimplification. Although comparative survey research builds on and benefits from best practices established in monocultural research, cross-cultural research requires methodologies which address the central issues of equivalence of measurement and comparability of findings.This book provides the first systematic, interdisciplinary and hands-on treatment of the issues of greatest saliency for comparative survey research within and across countries.
Experiences of Immigrant Professors: Challenges, Cross-Cultural Differences, and Lessons for Success
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Since time immemorial, educational institutions all over the world have attracted the services of foreign-born scholars; however, little is known about these immigrant workers' real experiences. Besides the culture shock that immigrants experience in unfamiliar countries, these scholars often undergo what may be termed "teaching shock." Through autobiographical accounts of foreign-born professors from Africa, Asia, Europe, and the US, this volume examines the experiences of foreign-born professors around the world to provide insight on the curricular, school-systemic, and sociological differences and challenges that are encountered, and how to help resolve them.
Developing Cross-Cultural Competence: A Guide for Working With Children and Their Families
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As the U.S. population grows more and more diverse, how can professionals who work with young children and families deliver the best services while honoring different customs, beliefs, and values? The answers are in the fourth edition of this bestselling textbook, fully revised to reflect nearly a decade of population changes and best practices in culturally competent service delivery.he highly regarded authors have carefully updated and expanded every chapter while retaining the basic approach and structure that made the previous editions so popular
Cross-Cultural Explorations: Activities in Culture and Psychology
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This comprehensive workbook is designed to facilitate students' understanding and application of major concepts and principles of culture and psychology. This fully updated new edition features over 100 case studies, self-administered scales, mini-experiments, and library research projects, addressing topics such as culture, race/ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, and social class. Equally valuable as a textbook and a reference for practicing professionals, this comprehensive book will prepare early interventionists and other professionals to work effectively with families whose customs, beliefs, and values may differ from their own.
Handbook of Cross-Cultural and Multicultural Personality Assessment
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Throughout the world as in the United States, psychologists are increasingly being called upon to evaluate clients whose backgrounds differ from their own. It has long been recognized that standard personality and psychopathology assessment instruments carry cultural biases, and in recent years, efforts to correct these biases have accelerated.The Handbook offers the first comprehensive view of a consistent approach to cultural competence in assessment--a necessary precursor of effective intervention. It will become an indispensable reference for all those whose practice or research involves individuals with different ethnic and racial identities.
Cross-Cultural Management: Culture and Management across the World
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All cultures appear to share the belief that they do things ‘correctly’, while others, until proven otherwise, are assumed to be ignorant or barbaric. When people from different cultures work together and cannot take shared meanings for granted, managers face serious challenges. Cross-Cultural Management will help interested parties – students of business management, international relations and other disciplines, and business managers and other professionals – develop their ability to interact, take action.
Say Anything to Anyone, Anywhere: 5 Keys To Successful Cross-Cultural Communication
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The five steps to successful selling, negotiating, and managing multi-culturally.This book gives readers five simple key guidelines to create rapport and organize strategies for success across different cultures. This book teaches to be proactive, not reactive, in your cross-cultural communications and shows how to use simple rapport tools to create trust with the cultures you work with or travel to. Learn how to organize productive interactions in person, on the phone, and by email.Author Gayle Cotton is a Emmy Award Winner and a distinguished, highly sought after speaker, corporate trainer, and executive coach.
Successful Cross- Cultural Management: A Guide for International Managers
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Globalization and unlimited connectedness to all places in the world give us the impression that our world is growing smaller and smaller. We can get products from all over the world any time, easily communicate with people on the other side of the planet with just a mouse click.This book explains how we all have our own cultural programs and how these programs influence our management activities.The book finally gives recommendations for international managers on how to prepare themselves for a cross-cultural management future., and travel almost anywhere within a day or two.
International Handbook of Cross-Cultural Counseling: Cultural Assumptions and Practices Worldwide
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This book is teh one that makes the most significant and fundamental contribution to psychology as a global discipline.The only book to capture the rich diversity of the profession of counseling around the world, this volume provides a strong theoretical, research, and practical focus, with contributions from more than 80 world-renowned scholars. This Handbook is a must-have resource for mental health professionals. It is also a critical resource for any academic library, as it will be an invaluable reference for faculty and students alike.
Getting Through: The Pleasures and Perils of Cross-Cultural Communication
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Understanding how culture affects the ways we communicate―how we tell jokes, greet, ask questions, hedge, apologize, compliment, and so much more.We can learn to speak other languages, but do we truly understand what we are saying? How much detail should we offer when someone asks how we are? How close should we stand to our conversational partners? Is an invitation genuine or just pro forma? So much of communication depends on culture and context.The more we understand one another, the better we can communicate, and the better we can communicate, the more we can avoid conflict.
The Cross-Cultural Communication Trainer's Manual: Activities for Cross-Cultural Training
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The global market means that many organizations now have offices, affiliates, suppliers, call centres, clients and customers in a wide range of countries and cultures. Employees at a variety of levels are expected to have as good skills in cross-cultural working as in any other key competency. The Cross-Cultural Communication Trainer's Manual provides a complete toolkit for the trainer/facilitator needing to design and deliver cross- or inter-cultural training, for both mono- and multicultural audiences. Activities for Cross-Cultural Training With 80 activities this varied and imaginative collection is a must-have resource for anyone involved in cross- or inter-cultural training.