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Overview


“Cultural intelligence is the new competency in our borderless, multicultural world. Working Across Cultures provides a rich, penetrating analysis of these complex business issues. This thoughtful book delves deeply into the cultural languages necessary to thrive in a global society.”—Bob Rosen, CEO, Healthy Companies International; author of Global Literacies, Leading People, and The Healthy Company
“Given the current push toward globalization, this book will be important for business professionals and students alike. It is current, accurate in its facts, and just plain fun and interesting to read.” —Richard Steers, Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon
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"Cultural intelligence is the new competency in our borderless, multicultural world. Working Across Culturesprovides a rich, penetrating analysis of these complex business issues. This thoughtful book delves deeply into the cultural languages necessary to thrive in a global society."—Bob Rosen, CEO, Healthy Companies International; author of Global Literacies, Leading People,and The Healthy Company

"Given the current push toward globalization, this book will be important for business professionals and students alike. It is current, accurate in its facts, and just plain fun and interesting to read." —Richard Steers, Lundquist College of Business, University of Oregon

"...the titles of Hooker's book, Working Across Cultures, immediately grabbed my attention. And what a joyful ride the book was. Hooker provides some well-grounded reasons for understanding the concept of culture in this era of globalization."—Academy of Management Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804748070
  • Publisher: Stanford University Press
  • Publication date: 7/30/2003
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 6.13 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author


John Hooker is the Holloran Professor of Business Ethics and Social Responsibility at Carnegie Mellon University.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Ch. 1 The Cultural Iceberg 1
Ch. 2 Space, Time, and Context 21
Ch. 3 Culture and Prosperity 38
Ch. 4 What Is Culture? 58
Ch. 5 Mexico 71
Ch. 6 Germany and Denmark 99
Ch. 7 Classification of Cultures 129
Ch. 8 Culture and Stress 166
Ch. 9 China 181
Ch. 10 India 215
Ch. 11 The West 243
Ch. 12 Turkey and Islam 260
Ch. 13 Zimbabwe 288
Ch. 14 Cross-Cultural Ethics 314
Ch. 15 The United States and Multiculturalism 331
Further Reading 355
Index 395
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