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.

Doing Business Internationally, Second Edition: The Guide To Cross-Cultural Success

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Doing Business Internationally, Second Edition, is a nontechnical, accessible resource for managing today's multicultural organizations. Revised, restructured, and refocused from its classic first edition, it introduces the revolutionary Cultural Orientations Inventory (COI), a unique and valuable tool for identifying critical skills gaps and practicing style-switching, potentially increasing effectiveness and improving performance.

Culture Clash 2: Managing the Global High Performance Team

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Sweden's Electrolux wondered why its vacuum cleaners did not sell in the United States. When someone realized its slogan "Nothing sucks like Electrolux" did not sell, it was too late...Don’t know how to enter a strategic market? Can't get global alliances aligned? Flying blind in international meetings? Facing cross-border conflicts? Lost in translation?

Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind

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Based on research conducted in more than seventy countries over a forty-year span, Cultures and Organizations examines what drives people apart―when cooperation is so clearly in everyone’s interest. With major new contributions from Michael Minkov’s analysis of data from the World Values Survey, as well as an account of the evolution of cultures by Gert Jan Hofstede.

Cultural Advantage: The New Model for Succeeding with Global Teams

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It is all too common - and costly - for people in international groups to misunderstand each other. The Cultural Advantage: A New Model for Succeeding with Global Teams introduces a powerful new tool for international companies to overcome the obstacles inherent in global teams. The Model of Freedom helps individuals distinguish between personal and cultural behavior and allows them to contribute to better teamwork.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cross-Cultural Team Building: Fundamentals, practices, and reliability

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Seminar paper from the year 2012 in the subject Psychology - Work, Business, Organisational and Economic Psychology, grade: 1,0, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) (Intercultural Communication Studies), course: Intercultural Management, language: English, abstract: As team building is in fashion and the market of team building interventions is huge, the demand of international growing organisations and the evolving cross-cultural element is rising. Thus, we have to pay extraordinary attention to intercultural teams with the help of team building. Do we? The following article will examine the definition of teams – what they are and what they are not, how they could differ and which differences need to be taken into account on multi-cultural team building processes. This paper is an approach to explore its fundamentals, practices and its reliability.

Assessment of Cross Cultural Competence in Multinational Organisations

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An organization can aptly strengthen its bottom line by tapping into its employees’ various cultural dispensations. An organization’s human resource is very important as it comprises the combined contributions in the form of efforts, skills or capabilities of the people it employs. In order to manage the wide variety of people working in an organization in the complex business world of today, it has become necessary to apply practical systems of managing people. This book is an attempt to provide an insight into the various elements that constitute cross cultural competencies in multinational organisations.

A Client-Vendor Relationship Perspective of Cultural Differences on Cross-Border

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This book is a must-have Information Technology (IT) outsourcing contractual management resource that provides insight into the relationships between companies who find a need to outsource their information management to vendors, specifically to third-party vendors in other countries across the globe. This book explores the relationships and provides suggestions that can improve those relationships for a better contractual satisfaction level, as well as improved output from the vendors servicing those companies.