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When Cultures Collide

Leading Across Cultures - 4th edition

By Richard Lewis

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A major new edition of the book that revolutionised international business and communicating across cultures

A major new edition of the classic work that revolutionised the way business is conducted across cultures and around the globe. It provides leaders and managers with practical strategies to embrace differences and successfully work across diverse business cultures.

Capturing the rising influence and the seismic changes throughout many regions of the world, cross-cultural expert and international businessman Richard Lewis has significantly broadened the scope of his seminal work on global business and communication. Thoroughly updated to include the latest political events and cultural changes, as well as covering nine new countries to complete Europe, broadening the scope of the book. Building on his LMR model, Lewis gives leaders and managers practical strategies to embrace differences and work successfully across increasingly diverse business cultures.

Biographical Notes

Richard Lewis is the chairman of Richard Lewis Communications, an international institute of cross-cultural and language training with offices in over 30 countries. He founded the quartely magazine Cross Culture and is heavily involved in the intercultural field, lecturing in countries from Finland to Hong Kong and working with companies as diverse as Fiat, IBM, Nokia, Andersen Consulting and Nestle. He lives near Winchester, and is one of Britain's foremost linguists, speaking 12 languages - and spent 5 years in Japan, where he was tutor to the Imperial Family.

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  • ISBN: 9781473684829
  • Publication date: 20 Sep 2018
  • Page count: 608
  • Imprint: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
The Lewis Model explains every culture in the world — Business Insider
An authoritative roadmap to navigating the world's economy — The Wall Street Journal
Lewis provides urbane and knowledgeable guidance... Verdict: this book could mean the difference between winning and losing valuable orders abroad. — Director
A must read for anyone keen to gain that coveted edge in their international business ventures. Lewis's book provides a riveting and thoroughly researched analysis, the goal of which is to assist Western managers to keep pace with the emerging and changing markets of Asia, eastern Europe and Africa... An invaluable tool to help in planning practical strategies to work successfully across increasingly diverse business cultures. — Daily Telegraph

Lewis is a crosscultural expert who has now presented his wisdom in a highly readable book.

— Evening Standard
This eloquent, easy-to-read book covers everything you need to consider to create a structure that will allow your international team to succeed...Lewis brings theory to life through a number of engaging case studies, as well as his own personal experience... Lewis has achieved a fine balance between theory often delivered in a light-hearted and easy to remember way and tactical every day application. Whether your international team is 10 people or 10,000 people, the clear narrative provides valuable insight... This fascinating subject is crucial to the success of global business. — Suresh Banarse, Head of People, Yo! Sushi! People Management
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