9780073377742

Intercultural Communication in the Global Workplace

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073377742

  • ISBN10:

    0073377740

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/24/2010
  • Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL

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Summary

Intercultural Communication in the Global Workplace, 5e by Beamer and Varner addresses the issues of culture and communication within the context of international business. The text provides examples of how cultural values and practices impact business communication. The authors explore the relationships among the cultural environments of the firm and the structure of the firm. They examine how companies and individuals communicate, and concentrate on the underlying cultural reasons for behavior. This approach helps readers develop an ability to work successfully within an environment of cultural diversity both at home and abroad.

Table of Contents

Culture and Communication
The Role of Language in Intercultural Business Communication
Getting to Know Another Culture
The Self and Groups
Organizing Messages to Other Cultures
Nonverbal Language in Intercultural Communication
Cultural Rules for Establishing Relationships
Information, Decisions and Solutions
Intercultural Negotiation Teams
Legal and Governmental Considerations in Intercultural Business Communication
The Influence of Business Structures and Corporate Culture on Intercultural Business Communication
Intercultural Dynamics in the International Company
Appendix
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