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Global Competence

50 Training Activities for Succeeding in International Business

Global Competence by Jonamay Lambert
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Today most executives and managers need to have an international business and cross-cultural perspective. Global Competence includes 50 training activities and self-development exercises to prepare your personnel for international assignments, and develop better understanding of cross-cultural communication. Compiled by a team of experts from around the world, these ready-to-use activities have been tested and refined for a wide variety of international businesses and organizations. They are ideal for both preparing people to work, market, negotiate, and otherwise do business with people in Asia, Latin America, and Europe and to prepare foreign nationals for working in the U.S.

Selected Contents

Foreward
Introduction&emdash;How to use
this book
Icebreakers
Coups & faux pas
See differences and similarities
Celebrations
Silent interview
Culture general activities
Working with unfamiliar
surroundings
Who am I? Who are you?
Response to difference scale
Cultural awareness through
self-reflection
Building with differences
Communication
Communication continuum
Mixed messages
The transcultural communicator
Conducting the intercultural meeting
Networking across cultures
Describe and draw
What is it? What is it for? Time
What time is it?
Time and space
Managing time across cultures
Culture-Specific Activities
Global management skills
Cross-cultural dialogues
Values and behavior patterns
Language and Interpretation
Life in another language
Interpreting: Your turn
Leadership & team development
How do you trust?
Decisions, decisions
My most frustrating culture clash
Six key aspects of international business contact
Cultural self-awareness in
leadership teams
Expatriation & Acculturation
Expatriate role analysis
The cross-cultural forum
Dimensions of culture in
organizations
HRD Press; January 2000
328 pages; ISBN 9781599965260
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Title: Global Competence
Author: Jonamay Lambert