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The Mindful International Manager. How to Work Effectively across Cultures.

by Jeremy Comfort and Peter Franklin.

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The Mindful International Manager. How to work effectively across cultures.

By Jeremy Comfort and Peter Franklin.

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Cultural Intelligence Certification--Porto, Portugal, 20-21 April

Get certified to use Cultural Intelligence (CQ) Assessments this April in the beautiful city of Porto.

published: 25.01.2015
 

Innovation Arabia 8

Innovation Arabia 8 will feature four tracks: Quality and Business Management, e-Learning Excellence, Health and Environment, and Islamic Banking and Finance.

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Doing business in India

"Of all the cultural influences that most impact Indian business culture, hierarchy plays a key role" writes Kwintessential in its introductory guide to doing business in India.

published: 25.01.2015
 

Doing business in Trinidad and Tobago

"People from Trinidad and Tobago are outwardly warm and friendly. This is part of their charm. While it is a good idea to mirror their behavior, do not appear overly familiar at the initial greeting", writes the Kwintessential guide on intercultural management.

published: 25.01.2015

Doing business in Estonia

"Meetings in Estonian are formal. It is proper etiquette for the most senior figure of the team to open proceedings with a short speech and introductions. Similarly the most senior member of the other team should give a short speech thanking their hosts and introducing themselves", writes the Kwintessential guide on doing business in Estonia.

published: 05.10.2014

Doing business in Libya

"Libyan culture involves a closely interwoven network of relationships that takes time to establish and maintain. The concept of “wasta”, roughly translated as “influence”, is a direct consequence of these personal relationships together with family ties, trust and honour.", writes Communicaid.

published: 05.10.2014

Intercultural Management Trainer based in Brazil

Looking for Intercultural Communication- and Management Trainers based in Brazil.

published: 09.12.2014
 

Nigeria and Thailand expert cultural trainers required in UK

Culturewise is looking for intercultural / cultural awareness trainers with expertise on Thailand or Nigeria, for freelance projects in the UK.

published: 05.10.2014

The Rhetorical Power of Popular Culture: Considering Mediated Texts
by Deanna Sellnow

A review by dialogin member George Simons , USA & France

There is a strong need in the intercultural field for a holistic view of the processes and the dynamics that we describe with the label "culture." Unfortunately this panoptic perspective is not available.

published: 25.01.2015
 

Closeness at a Distance. Leading Virtual Groups to High Performance
by Marcus Hildebrandt, Line Jehle, Stefan Meister & Susanne Skoruppa

A review by Tim Hill , Britain & Germany

One of the themes of last year's dialogin conferemce focussed on the direction the intercultural profession is or should be heading. This book fits in nicely with this discussion.

published: 25.01.2015

Japan in the Age of Globalization Edited by Carin Holroyd and Ken Coates

A review by dialogin member Pernille Rudlin , UK & Japan

This book has been a long time in gestation.

published: 25.01.2015

Essential Concepts of Cross-Cultural Management: Building on What We All Share
by Lawrence A. Beer

A review by Kate Berardo , USA & UK

This book is a book designed to help managers more effectively conduct global business. It starts with a powerful analogy.

published: 05.10.2014

Intercultural Competencies Needed by Global CEOs
by Barbara Gibson

The world of international business has changed dramatically in the past two decades, shifting from being the exclusive realm of giant multinational corporations to a wide-open marketplace for companies of all sizes and stages of maturity. Although there is growing recognition that Chief Executive Officers need international experience, little is known about which intercultural competencies are needed at the top.

published: 25.01.2015
 

Short questionnaire on cross-cultural management teaching

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published: 17.04.2014