The Intercultural Mind
By Joseph Shaules
In this pioneering book, Joseph Shaules presents exciting new research from cultural psychology and neuroscience. It sheds light on the hidden influence of culture on the unconscious mind, and helps people get more out of their intercultural journeys.The Intercultural Mind presents new perspectives on important questions such as: What is culture shock, and how does it affect us? Why are we blind to our own cultural conditioning? Can cultural differences be measured? What does it mean to have an international mindset? Illustrated with a wealth of examples and memorable stories, The Intercultural Mind is a fascinating look at how intercultural experiences can transform the geography of our minds.
Instant Manager: Overcoming Information Overload
By Tina Konstant
Whether you are finding your way as a manager or you want to enhance the skills you already have, the Instant Manager series is exactly what you need! Written by leading experts, they are inexpensive, concise but above all authoritative guides to the subject at hand. The portable format allows you to carry the book wherever you go and to fit learning and development into your busy work life.Based on the 10 most FAQs, each chapter ends with a quick tip that can be taken on board immediately. A tear out card covering the most salient points allows you to carry the expertise with you wherever you go.Information is unlimited but our ability to manage it is not. But where overload can come from any number of sources and affects every individual differently, the root cause of information overload is the same for everyone: the shift in perception from being in control to chaos. This book is for anyone who feels helpless and frustrated as a result of information overload. It is also essential reading for anyone who has more work than time, is reluctant to speed-read in case vital information is missed or regularly deals with difficult, dull or technical information.Each chapter will include top tips for immediate results, answers to key questions on how to get out of overload (and avoid it happening again) and strategies that work.Backed by the authority of the Chartered Management Institute, this is an essential addition to the manager's library.