Worth Reading from US sources
German and English Idioms
by Henry Strutz
Want to find out what your favorite expression translates
into? Here's the solution.
Arrivals, Departures, and the Adventures in between
by Christopher O'shaughnessy
Scorecard: Translating Strategy into Action
by Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton
Everyone is talking about balanced scorecard as a management
tool. Learn about it for yourself.
Across Borders: How to Negotiate Business Successfully
Anywhere in the World
by Dean Allen Foster
This book connects cultural differences and good negotiating
skills in a way that is very useful for the global player.
by Marilyn R. Gardner
A luminous guide for connecting -- and healing -- worlds.
by John Whitmore
A very practical and easy to apply guide to learning
how to incorporate coaching into your daily management.
for the Future
by Gary Hamel and C.K. Prahalad
Great advice on positioning your business proactively
for the future.
Consequences: International Differences in Work-Related
by Geert Hofstede
His pathbreaking work explaining an international survey
of business practices in different cultures.
Essential Steps to Conflict Resolution: Preserving Relationships
at Work, at Homeand in the Community
by Dudley Weeks
A good, straight-forward guide to making conflict a
positive force in your work and life.
Expat Activity Book
by Jodi Harris
20 personal development exercises for gaining insight and maximizing your potential wherever you are
Expat Teens Talk
by Lisa Pittman and Diana Smit
Peers, Parents and Professionals offer support, advice and solutions in response to Expat Life challanges as shared by Expat Teens.
by Stephen C.Lunden, Harry Paul, and John Christensen
A parable designed to help us udnerstand how to make
our workplace an exciting and engaging place.
to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
by Roger Fisher, William Ury and Bruce Patton
The Harvard concept of negotiating easily explained
by the people who developed it.
by Melissa Dalton Bradford
Ms. Bradford has had 16 addresses in 8 countries using 5 different languages in 20 years.
Tech, High Touch: Technology and Our Search for Meaning
by John Naisbitt, Nana Naisbitt and Douglas Philips
The latest book by the author of "Megatrends",
a brilliant futurist looks at where technology is taking
by Jack Mitchell
If you want some insight into the American view about
customer relationship, this is the book to read.
a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on returning to America
after twenty years away
by Bill Bryson
I first got hooked in Bill Bryson's humor and insights
into cultural differences reading "A Walk Through
the Woods". This book is really rich with insights
about the differences between the US and Europe, written
from the perspective of an American who lived abroad
for 20 years.
the Tornado: Marketing Strategies from Silicon Valley's
by Goeffrey A. Moore
If you are in high-tech marketing, you need to read
Rules of Major League Baseball 2000
by The Major League Baseball Organization
Become a REAL expert at baseball!
by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson
This small, quick- to-read book explains the Ken Blanchard
approach to "management by walking around",
a powerful approach to how good American managers interact
with their subordinates.
History of the United States: 1492-Present
by Howard Zinn
Interesting and informative American's view of American
by David A. Peoples
Solid hints and tips for becoming a more effective presenter,
especially to American audiences.
the Waves of Culture: Understanding Cultural Diversity
in Global Business
by Alfons Trompenaars & Charles Hampden-Turner
One of the classic books about understanding intercultural
of Baseball: An Anecdotal Look at the Rules of Baseball
and How They Came to Be
by David Nemec
Want to know not only about the current rules but how
they came about? This is the book for you.
Six Thinking Hats
by Edward De Bono
A wonderful tool for group decision-making. Helps teams
to be more effective.
American and German Business Cultures
by Patrick L. Schmidt
Specific and detailed cultural exploration of the two
Cultural Differences: Germans, French and Americans
by Edward T. and Mildred R. Hall
New insights and practical advice on day-to-day interactions
in international business betwen these three cultures.
by Richard D. Lewis
A practical guide to better understanding cultural diversity
and how to react to other cultures.
Moved My Cheese
by Spencer Johnson
A parable about change in business and private life
by one of the authors of "One Minute Manager"
The Worlds Within
by Jo Parfitt, Eva László-Herbert and Rebecca Grappo
An anthology of TCK art and writing: young, global and between cultures
With Emotional Intelligence
by Daniel Goleman
Outstanding study on the underrated effects of "soft"
skills -- people skills in the workplace.
Guide to the Americans
by Stephanie Faul
his tiny book is packed with funny AND insightful comments
about Americans from the perspective of the English.
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