Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Number of pages: 440
Weight: 690 g
Dimensions: 236 x 160 x 28 mm
"Globalwork advances an essential principle that developments inculture and technology must go hand in hand in order to promotecross-cultural collaboration. Anyone working in Chinese-speakingnations would do well to read this book." (Hanmin Liu, president, United States-China Educational Institute)
"The greater the distance dividing us, the more relationshipsassume priority. Globalwork offers Europeans and others tools tomanage the major changes occurring in today's work environment."(Meryem le Saget, director of Erasme International, Paris)
"While the sixties and seventies focused on the Americanization ofthe rest of the planet, the nineties will focus on the culturalglobalization of American business. Globalwork clearly depicts theimportant issues of the nineties business world." (Bob Douglas, global product supply specialist, Procter & Gamble)
"To Mexicans, NAFTA symbolizes a very important step in developingbetter and equal-partner business relationships across our borders.To get there we need a deeper understanding of each other as peopleas well as connections through technology. Globalwork providesMexican and U.S. businesspeople with the kind of broad andequidistant perspective needed." (Guadalupe Martinez de Leon, chair, Organizational Development Masters Program, University ofMonterrey, Mexico)
"One of the few cutting-edge books you'll read this year. It's asvaluable for the new perspective it'll give you as for the toolsyou can put to use now."
``This practical handbook makes sense of the daily conflicts, uncertainties, and pleasures of work in cross-cultural teams, global outposts, and even cyberspace through the cultural lensesused by anthropologistslanguage, time, context, power, andinformation flow.''