70-342 – Managing Across Cultures
Prof. Hooker
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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