Cultural Intelligence: A Guide to Working with People from Other Cultures / Edition 1

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Overview


Uses case studies and illustrations to provide tips for working effectively with international clients, customers, and business partners. Readers learn to define their own cultural style in six vital areas: managements, strategy, planning, personal communication, and reasoning. Though not strictly a textbook, it is commonly used as a text in internationally-focused courses and cross-cultural programs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931930000
  • Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/28/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 701,533
  • Product dimensions: 6.22 (w) x 9.15 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Meet the Author

Brooks Peterson is founder and president of Across Cultures Inc., an international consulting firm serving global leaders. An experienced cross-cultural trainer, researcher and graduate-level educator, he has lived and traveled extensively around the world and now lives and works in Minneapolis. For more information, visit his website at www.acrosscultures.com. He is also the creator of a variety of instruments and resources for internationally-focused businesspeople, including the widely used Peterson Cultural Style IndicatorT, available online.
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Table of Contents

Pt. 1 What is culture? 15
Pt. 2 The importance of culture in daily work and life 63
Pt. 3 What is cultural intelligence? 87
Pt. 4 Applying cultural intelligence in daily work and life 107
Pt. 5 Knowing your cultural style 153
Pt. 6 Increasing your cultural intelligence 177
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 3, 2004

    Insightful!

    Imagine a guidebook that helps you navigate the uncharted lands of strange cultures or, at least, cultures that seem strange to you. Author Brooks Peterson is less concerned with social advice than he is with explaining how to manage broad cultural differences and avoid cultural egocentrism. While he soundly reviews measures of cultural differences, such as cultural scales, he avoids delving into complex, abstract theories with little practical application. His clearly written book treats all cultures objectively, covering broad tendencies without venturing into cultural generalities. He alerts you to the nuances of other cultures and your own. We strongly recommend this book to anyone who interacts with the values of other cultures on a regular basis ¿ and, these days, that's just about everybody.

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