Global Fitness for Global People: How to Manage and Leverage Cultural Diversity at Work, Castledown. Available now!
This book is for all those living and working in situations influenced by diversity – where there are differences, for example, in styles of communication, preferred ways of doing things, senses of social identity, attitudes and beliefs. For some people, such differences are interesting and exciting. For many they are also challenging and can even lead to negative experiences such as exclusion, anxiety, unsatisfying relationships, and weak performance at work.
If you experience any kind of diversity in your working life and want to handle it with greater understanding, pleasure and success, Global Fitness for Global People is for you. It will take you on a professional development journey that will enable you to:
- Communicate more effectively
- Build stronger global relationships
- Collaborate and succeed in global teams
- Exercise global leadership in contexts of diversity
- Handle ethical challenges, maintaining integrity
- Mould the organisational environment to enhance well-being and promote learning
The book is packed full of case studies, stories, reflection activities, explanations, and key takeaways, giving you the tools, skills and understanding to manage and leverage cultural diversity at work with success.
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