70-342 – Managing Across Cultures
Library Resource Guide to Cross-cultural Knowledge
Look up your country here for specific information:
Culture Crossing site provides specific information on how to comport oneself in 200 countries.
Culturegrams: concise reports on customs, lifestyles, courtesies, and social background for each of 200 countries - located in the Hunt Reference room, GT150 .C85 2009.
Daily Life Online from Greenwood Press - go to "Browse by Region" on the left, then enter region and then country: authoritative and timely reports.
Country Studies from Library of Congress - description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
Background Notes from the U.S. State Dept. - facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations
Many more databases with country-specific information in our Country Analysis resource guide.
Books on individual countries available in our catalog.
Books on international cultural etiquette, with both general information and country specifics:
Passport to success : the essential guide to business culture and customs in America's largest trading partners by Jeanette S. Martin. Westport: Praeger, 2009.
Essential do's and taboos : the complete guide to international business and leisure travel by Roger E. Axtell. Hoboken: Wiley, 2007.
Doing business beyond America's borders : the do's, don'ts and other details of conducting business in 40 countries by Lawrence Tuller. Irvine: Entrepreneur Press, 2008.
Global business etiquette : a guide to international communication and customs by Jeanette S. Martin. Westport: Praeger, 2006.
Do's and taboos around the world, 3rd ed. by Roger E. Axtell. NY: Wiley, 1993.
Do's and taboos around the world for women in business by Roger E. Axtell. NY: Wiley, 1997.
"Networking etiquette around the world" by Ivan Misner. Entrepreneur.com, June 26, 2006.
Books on cross-cultural management:
The Blackwell handbook of cross-cultural management (electronic text) by Martin J. Gannon. Oxford: Blackwell, 2002.
Cross-cultural business behavior : negotiating, selling, sourcing and managing across cultures, 4. ed. by Richard Gesteland. Copenhagen: Copenhagen Bus. School Press, 2005.
Managing across cultures : the seven keys to doing business with a global mindset by Charlene Solomon. NY: McGraw Hill, 2009.
Negotiating globally : how to negotiate deals, resolve disputes, and make decisions across cultural boundaries, 2nd ed. by Jeanne Brett. San Francisco: Jossey Bass, 2007
Working across cultures by John Hooker. Stanford: Stanford Business, 2003.
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