Description - When Cultures Collide by Richard Lewis
This expanded third edition not only includes many more countries - from Iraq to the 'new' countries of the EU such as Romania and Bulgaria - to give unrivalled global coverage, but also contains an important new fourth dimension of context to Lewis' famous triangular model of linear-active, multi-active and reactive cultures. In addition there are new sections on teamworking and leadership across cultures.Nobody knows better than Richard Lewis, chairman of a company with offices in more than 30 countries, that people have different cultural characteristics that affect the way they do business.An authoritative roadmap to navigating the world economy - The Wall Street Journal
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(230mm x 178mm x 39mm)
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Author Biography - Richard Lewis
Richard Lewis is the Chairman of Richard Lewis Communications, an international institute of cross-cultural and language training with offices in over 30 countries. He founded the quarterly magazine Cross Culture in 1989 and is heavily involved in the intercultural field, lecturing in countries from Finland to Hong Kong and working with companies as diverse as Fiat, IBM, Nokia, Andersen Consulting and Nestle. He lives near Winchester, and is one of Britain's foremost linguists, speaking 12 languages - and spent 5 years in Japan, where he was tutor to the Imperial Family. His books include Finland, Cultural Lone Wolf (2004) and he was knighted by President Ahtisaari of Finland in 1997.