Exploring Culture

Author: Geert Hofstede
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1473643724
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Exploring Culture brings Geert Hofstede’s five dimensions of national culture to life. Gert Jan Hofstede and his co-authors Paul Pedersen and Geert Hofstede introduce synthetic cultures, the ten “pure” cultural types derived from the extremes of the five dimensions. The result is a playful book of practice that is firmly rooted in theory. Part light, part serious, but always thought-provoking, this unique book approaches training through the three-part process of building awareness, knowledge, and skills. It leads the reader through the first two components with more than 75 activities, dialogues, stories, and incidents. The Synthetic Culture Laboratory and two full simulations fulfill the skill-building component. Exploring Culture is suitable for students, trainers, coaches and educators. It can be used for individual study or as a text, and it serves as an excellent partner to Geert Hofstede’s popular Cultures and Organizations.

Culture S Software

Author: Dorota Brzozowska
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443882526
Size: 30.10 MB
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Analysis Of Cultural Differences In Dubai

Author: Danina Reiser
Publisher: BWV Verlag
ISBN: 3830525656
Size: 18.61 MB
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Hauptbeschreibung Over the years Dubai has become a cultural melting pot as people go there pursuing career and prosperity. To work and live in such an inhomogeneous environment can be very challenging due to different cultural expectations and values. Only if these differences are acknowledged for what they are, people will coexist harmoniously. This thesis aims to find out how people with different nationalities and cultures are able to adapt to a new culturally-blended environment, to which extent they are willing to compromise or change their way of thinking and which parts of their cultur

Natural Language Generation In Interactive Systems

Author: Amanda Stent
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107010020
Size: 12.12 MB
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A comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art in natural language generation for interactive systems, with links to resources for further research.

Cross Cultural Analysis

Author: Michael Minkov
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452278857
Size: 61.89 MB
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Cross-Cultural Analysis is the sequel to Culture's Consequences, the classic work published by Geert Hofstede, one of the most influential management thinkers in today's times. Hofstede's original work introduced a new research paradigm in cross-cultural analysis: studying cultural differences through nation-level dimensions (complex variables defined by intercorrelated items). This paradigm has been subsequently used by hundreds of prominent scholars all over the world and has produced solid results. This new text takes the next step: It critically examines in one comprehensive volume the current, prevalent approaches to cross-cultural analysis at the level of nations that have been developed since Hofstede's work, offering students and researchers the theoretical and practical advantages and potential pitfalls of each method. The book is structured into four distinct parts. Parts I and II focus on the main theoretical and statistical issues in cross-cultural analysis using Hofstede's approach and the different research methods now associated with it. Part II consists of presentations of all well-known (and some lesser known) large-scale cross-cultural studies since Hofstede's work that have explained cross-cultural variation in terms of dimensional models. Part III summarizes the main conclusions to be drawn from the presentations in Part II and l explains how the proposed models have contributed to our practical understanding of cross-cultural diversity.

Global Business Leadership

Author: E.S. Wibbeke
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136439595
Size: 56.72 MB
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Global Business Leadership discusses the urgent issues facing global business leaders and presents seven strategies found necessary for successful intercultural business ventures. It provides business professionals and students with insight into the failure of businesses to prepare leaders for stepping into complex cultural contexts. The Geoleadership Model developed by Dr. Wibbeke is applied to global business situations using cases taken from leading companies such as Google and eBay. The book uses a case study format to present salient issues related to intercultural leadership and then principles of the model are applied to the case in discussion format. The concepts of care, communication, consciousness, change, capability and others are analyzed in relation to how each concept is seen in different parts of the business world. Each chapter concludes with a "bottom line" example of how each Geoleadership concept directly affects business results. Global Business Leadership also provides instruction about entry into cultural contexts, negotiating, preventing and managing cultural-based local-global conflict, and preparing global leaders to increase intercultural awareness and sensitivity. Dr. Wibbeke founded and managed the leading Internet website (Web of Culture) for cross-cultural information on the Internet and shares such global experiences with other would-be globetrotters.

Cultures And Organizations Software For The Mind

Author: Geert Hofstede
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071505687
Size: 72.30 MB
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The landmark study of cultural differences across 70 nations, Cultures and Organizations helps readers look at how they think—and how they fail to think—as members of groups. Based on decades of painstaking field research, this new edition features the latest scientific results published in Geert Hofstede’s scholarly work Culture’s Consequences, Second Edition. Original in thought and profoundly important, Cultures and Organizations offers vital knowledge and insight on issues that will shape the future of cultures and nations in a globalized world.

Culture Centered Counseling And Interviewing Skills

Author: Paul Pedersen
Publisher: Praeger Publishers
ISBN: 9780275946692
Size: 10.56 MB
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This is a practical guide for developing and using culture-centred counselling and interviewing skills. It examines the culturally-learned assumptions that everyone employs to manage and interact with others, and uses models of synthetic cultures for students, teachers and others.

Entrepreneurship Cooperation And The Firm

Author: J. M. Ulijn
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN:
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'The book you are about to read offers some very powerful insights into the link between entrepreneurship, industrial cooperation and the emergence of high-tech companies in Europe. It deals with the very essence of the potential that Europe can and should use in order to increase its competitiveness and retain at the same time its quality of living.' - from the foreword by Janez Potocnik, EU Commissioner for Science Policy Presenting original and innovative research studies with a focus on new business development in science and technology, this book highlights the role and challenge of European cooperation to create new techno-ventures and encourage them to survive and even flourish.