Cultivating Cross-Cultural Acumen

December 2013. Posted in News

In today’s Interdependent world, practitioners working in the international environment, can no longer just acknowledge the economic background of potential partners. In order to enact successful cross-cultural collaboration it is essential to understand how cultural factors can affect business processes. This first edition of ‘Cultivating Cross-Cultural Acumen’ provides you with a comprehensive, theoretical and practical introduction to the various aspects of intercultural management, negotiating and meeting styles for the countries: Brazil, Argentina, China, Denmark, Emirates, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey and the United Kingdom. The authors conducted surveys on relevant management and meeting behaviour in each of these countries and interviewed many native professionals. This book contains contributions from participants in the elective minor course ‘Cross-Cultural Business Skills’ offered by the Commercial Economics Department at Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.

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