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

Cultural Intelligence: A Guide to Working with People from Other CulturesWhether traveling abroad or working at home, businesspeople routinely face challenges when it comes to understanding the culture of others. When misunderstandings occur, relationships suffer. The good news is that cultivating cultural intelligence is a skill that can be learned, and Brooks Peterson tells you how. Packed with dozens of engaging stories, case examples and humorous contemporary catoons, Culture Intelligence is the perfect antidote for overcoming cross-cultural differences, improvin…

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By Brooks Peterson – Cultural Intelligence: A Guide to Working With People from Other Cultures: A Guide to Work and Life with People from Other Cultures (1.6.2004)

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Access to Asia: Your Multicultural Guide to Building Trust, Inspiring Respect, and Creating Long-Lasting Business Relationships

Access to Asia: Your Multicultural Guide to Building Trust, Inspiring Respect, and Creating Long-Lasting Business RelationshipsCreate meaningful relationships that translate to better business Access to Asia presents a deeply insightful framework for today’s global business leaders and managers, whether traveling from Toronto to Taipei, Baltimore to Bangalore, or San Francisco to Shanghai. Drawing from her extensive experience and global connections, author Sharon Schweitzer suggests that irrespective of their industry, everyone is essentially in the relationship business. Within Asia, building trust and inspiring resp…

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My Mother’s Rules: A Practical Guide to Becoming an Emotional Genius

My Mother's Rules: A Practical Guide to Becoming an Emotional GeniusIn this unique, profoundly inspirational memoir, Divorce Court star Judge Lynn Toler shares her mother’s wisdom for learning to conquer anger and become immune to insult. Toler credits her mother’s “rules” for life – a life that saw her grow up the daughter of a poor teen mother and endure a husband who suffered mental illness and alcoholism – with providing the grounding for her own success and happiness. Toler shows how the mindset of “a black woman who knew how to make things work…

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Introduction to Artificial Intelligence: Second, Enlarged Edition (Dover Books on Mathematics)

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence: Second, Enlarged Edition (Dover Books on Mathematics)Can computers think? Can they use reason to develop their own concepts, solve complex problems, play games, understand our languages? This comprehensive survey of artificial intelligence ― the study of how computers can be made to act intelligently ― explores these and other fascinating questions. Introduction to Artificial Intelligence presents an introduction to the science of reasoning processes in computers, and the research approaches and results of the past two decades. You’ll find luc…

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Peoplewatching: The Desmond Morris Guide to Body Language

Peoplewatching: The Desmond Morris Guide to Body LanguagePeoplewatching is the culmination of a career of watching people – their behaviour and habits, their personalities and their quirks. Desmond Morris shows us how people, consciously and unconsciously, signal their attitudes, desires and innermost feelings with their bodies and actions, often more powerfully than with their words….

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The Middle East Unveiled: A cultural and practical guide for all Western business professionals

The Middle East Unveiled: A cultural and practical guide for all Western business professionalsWhy did Mr Abdul Rahman Hassan seem uncomfortable when I asked him if his Christian name was Abdul?A” Many organisations new to the Middle East become very successful; many more struggle, and some will fail altogether. Often, the difference between a successful organisation and one that fails is that organisation’s level of cultural intelligence. Cultural intelligence has never been more important as businesses globalise, especially in parts of the world that are very different to markets in the…

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by Brooks Peterson Cultural Intelligence: A Guide to Working with People from Other Cultures (text only)[Paperback]2004

by Brooks Peterson Cultural Intelligence: A Guide to Working with People from Other Cultures (text only)[Paperback]2004Why did Mr Abdul Rahman Hassan seem uncomfortable when I asked him if his Christian name was Abdul?A” Many organisations new to the Middle East become very successful; many more struggle, and some will fail altogether. Often, the difference between a successful organisation and one that fails is that organisation’s level of cultural intelligence. Cultural intelligence has never been more important as businesses globalise, especially in parts of the world that are very different to markets in the…

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American Art Colonies, 1850-1930: A Historical Guide to America’s Original Art Colonies and Their Artists (Intelligence)

American Art Colonies, 1850-1930: A Historical Guide to America's Original Art Colonies and Their Artists (Intelligence)Some of America’s most influential artists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries are featured in this guide, along with a concise overview of the colonies in which they worked. These colonies ranged from Carmel-Monterey in California to Gloucester-Rockport in Massachusetts to Taos and Santa Fe in New Mexico. Some of the artists are famous today, such as Georgia O’Keeffe, while others were well known at the time and added to the name recognition of their particular colonies. Scholars, student…

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Summary and Analysis of Outliers: The Story of Success: Based on the Book by Malcolm Gladwell (Smart Summaries)

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