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The eight great beacons of cultural awareness

  • Jim Morris
  • Sylla Pahladsingh
Onderwerpen: Communicatie , Leiderschap
4.7 1 5
  • The indispensable guide to cultural awareness
  • Helps you to successfully navigate the cultural landscape
  • Improve your interpersonal relationships and international business results
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Are you working in an international environment, with people from different countries? Working internationally requires specific competences and relationship skills. Getting to know other cultures can be fun and enlightening. Yet, at times, you might find communication challenging and puzzling, sensing emotions and observing reactions that more often deal with the deeper level of culture. Despite our good intentions, we often struggle to communicate at that required deeper level, leading to misunderstanding and the souring of negotiations.

Guide on a fascinating journey

This book is a practical guide and will strengthen your cultural awareness. Getting under the skin of other cultures (and your own!) and understanding how to make the most of diversity is a 'must-have' skill. The Eight Great Beacons help you to successfully navigate the cultural landscape and guide you on this fascinating journey. More than ever this is the book to buy if you want to improve your interpersonal relationships and international business results!

Over de auteur

Jim Morris

Jim Morris is a senior facilitator and project manager for Schouten Global. He lives and breathes culture: English by nationality, he lives in the Netherlands and works all over the world facilitating professional learning and development.

He specialises in intercultural communication training programmes. Jim grew up in the UK, where he started his career, and lived for long periods in Australia and Canada. He has worked extensively throughout Central Europe, North America and Asia, running workshops and delivering keynote speeches.

Sylla Pahladsingh

Sylla Pahladsing is an independent business communication adviser, facilitator and owner of Sylla Training & Consulting. She advises people and teams on leadership and communication issues in a cross-cultural context. Born to a Dutch mother and Surinamese-Indian father, her life has been an inspiring multicultural experience. She lived and worked as a training and capacity development consultant for 16 years in respectively Kenya, Bhutan, Vietnam and the USA. She currently resides in the Netherlands.


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5 1 5

Inspiring and helpful!

I really do recommend this book, aswell as her training & consultacy. It was so inspiring and helpful!
5 1 5

Great book!

Very interesting read for those working in an international setting and those who are keen to learn more about cross cultural communication
4 1 5

Practical and inspiring for trainers working with international groups

Since I am delivering trainings in an international context more often, I am experiencing and learning about cultural differences, sometimes the hard way ;-) Therefore, I am glad to have come across this practical and inspiring book. I enjoyed reading about the examples and the tips the authors provided to increase cultural awareness. It is also interesting to review well-known models, like 'situational leadership' from a cultural perspective. ...
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  • Auteur(s)Jim Morris, Sylla Pahladsingh
  • ISBN9789462720633
  • UitvoeringPaperback
  • Gewicht313 gr
  • TaalEngels
  • Verschijningsdatum29-02-2016
  • Afmetingen240 mm x 170 mm x 11 mm
  • UitgeverijUitgeverij Thema

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