Bridge the Culture Gaps: A Toolkit for Effective Collaboration in the Diverse, Global Workplace

  • 7h 31m 51s
  • Ric Jerrom, Robert Gibson
  • Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
  • 2021

This practical self-help guide will optimise the performance of individuals and teams working in an intercultural environment. By increasing awareness of the nature and impact of diversity in the workplace and national cultural differences, it demonstrates how to use the power of difference to achieve positive results for all.

Learn how to mitigate unconscious bias to create inclusive organisations and how to use key cultural dimensions to communicate and cooperate in intercultural teams. Addressing the unique challenges of influencing across cultures and managing international transformation projects, this is an indispensable toolkit for a key competence in business.

Leading interculturalist Robert Gibson challenges conventional ideas and makes new connections between culture, diversity and neuroscience in this modern guide for anyone working virtually or together in a diverse team or international business. Use these simple and proven approaches for better communication, collaboration, leadership and decision making in today's globalised workplace.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - Mind the Gaps: The Impact of Culture
  • Chapter 2 - Globality Check: Intercultural Competence
  • Chapter 3 - Return on Diversity: The Power of Difference
  • Chapter 4 - Brains and Bells: Making Better Decisions
  • Chapter 5 - The Intercultural Cocktail: Navigating Cultures
  • Chapter 6 - Decoding the Message: Intercultural Communication
  • Chapter 7 - Remotely Together: Global Virtual Collaboration
  • Chapter 8 - 1 + 1 = 3: Inclusive Leadership
  • Chapter 9 - Oiling the Works: Influencing to Win
  • Chapter 10 - The Roller Coaster: Managing Global Change
  • Chapter 11 - The Barometer: Coping with International Assignments
  • Chapter 12 - Building Bridges: Strategies for Success


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