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

by Jeremy Comfort and Peter Franklin.

Use the code MIM20 to get a 20% discount on the expanded & updated 2014 edition.

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

By Jeremy Comfort and Peter Franklin.

Original, smaller edition - a few copies still available.

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Intercultural Interaction. A Multidisciplinary Approach to Intercultural Communication.

By Helen Spencer-Oatey and Peter Franklin

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Now also available in China with an introduction in Chinese

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SIETAR France Congress, Lille: October 29 - November 1, 2014

Join us in Lille, in the north of France, for the 2014 edition of Sietar France Congress, "Frontiers and Identities: Navigating worlds in motion" (Frontières et identités : repères dans un monde en mouvement)

published: 11.04.2014

Teaching Cross-cultural Competence with the Lewis Model – July 1-4, 2014

Become a Licensed Trainer Partner with Richard Lewis Communications

published: 03.04.2014

Doing business in Nigeria

"All native Nigerian companies will display massively hierarchical tendencies as befits a country rich in tribal tradition and culture. (...) As age is highly valued in Nigerian culture, managers are often of the older generation", writes World Business Culture.

published: 04.04.2014

The Indian headshake

"A video decoding Indian headshakes has gone viral, attracting over a million hits in a week", writes the BBC. "What does its popularity tell us about the way Indians see themselves?"

published: 04.03.2014

Dark lands: the horrible truth behind the 'Nordic miracle'

"Television in Denmark is rubbish, Finnish men like a drink – and Sweden is not exactly a model of democracy" according to one expert. Why, asked Michael Booth in The Guardian, does everybody think the Nordic region is a utopia?

published: 21.02.2014

Doing business in Tunisia

"Expect to be served tea each time you meet someone since this is an important part of Tunisian hospitality. If you decline the beverage, you will be seen as rejecting the person. As in other Muslim countries, Tunisians pride themselves on being gracious hosts", writes the Kwintessential guide on intercultural management.

published: 21.02.2014

Director of Consulting, APAC

We are seeking an experienced Senior Consultant to join our staff in a key role as Director of Consulting, APAC within our Customized Learning Solutions department.

published: 17.04.2014

Cross-cultural trainer located in Mexico

Area: Irapuerto. We prefer trainers who have an affinity to the larger region in order to help the expat family acclimatise.


published: 11.04.2014

Basic Concepts of Intercultural Communication. Paradigms, Principles and Practices
by Milton J. Bennett

A review by dialogin member Patrick Schmidt , USA & France

In this new edition of a classic long-seller, Milton Bennett has set himself the ambitious goal of conveying the essence of intercultural theory.

published: 04.04.2014

Cross-cultural management textbook: Lessons from the world's leading experts in cross-cultural management
by Jerôme Dumetz, ed. et al.

A review by dialogin member George Simons, USA & France

Definitely an easily read and well-organized student’s course book as the editor intended, this volume presents boilerplate of both fields intercultural and management basics adequate for a semester’s initiation.

published: 04.04.2014

Global Dexterity: How to Adapt Your Behavior Across Cultures without Losing Yourself in the Process
by Andy Molinsky

A review by dialogin member George Simons , USA & France

When it comes to cultural competence, there are some big gaps between knowing about, knowing how to, and actually developing and applying the skills to manage self in real situations. Andy Molinsky has provided us with a methodology for bridging into the third and most critical of these steps.

published: 21.02.2014

Handbook of Chinese Organizational Behavior: Integrating Theory, Research and Practice
by Xu Huang & Michael Harris Bon

A review by dialogin member George Simons, USA & France

On first perusal, one is tempted to quote the Roman sage, Mons gemuit et parturit rediculus mus, (the mountain labored and gave birth to a funny little mouse). While there is a mountain of research in the field of organizational behaviour to be examined, the book provides constant reminders of how tiny and elusive is the amount of first-hand and enlightening research we actually have about Chinese culture(s) and organizational behaviour.

published: 21.02.2014

Short questionnaire on cross-cultural management teaching

As professional teachers and researchers in the field of cross-cultural management with a special focus on students on MSc and CEMS (Community of European Management Schools) courses, we are interested in how the field has changed over recent years and if we are still doing the right thing as a profession.

published: 17.04.2014

Critical Incidents. A Compilation of Quotations for the Intercultural Field
by Helen Spencer-Oatey

Download this useful resource on critical incidents from GlobalPAD (Global Professional and Academic Development), a resource created by staff at the Centre for Applied Linguistics at the University of Warwick, UK.

published: 05.04.2014