On Working with Other Cultures

  • MyLifeElsewhere. “A collaborative site that allows you to compare and contrast the country you live in with other countries around the world, [offering] various statistics that differentiate your country from others, including cost of living, geographic size, and more. If you had been born in another country, what would your life have been like?” (http://www.mylifeelsewhere.com)
  • IfItWereMyHome.com. Similar to the above entry, this site notes it is a “gateway to understanding life outside your home,” and offers statistical comparisons between your country and others. You can also use their visualization tool to help understand the impact of a disaster. Each week they feature a different country. (http://www.ifitweremyhome.com)
  • Cultural Intelligence: A Guide to Working with People from Other Cultures by Brooks Peterson. (Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Cultural-Intelligence-Working-People-Cultures/dp/1931930007)
  • Global Dexterity: How to Adapt Your Behavior Across Cultures without Losing Yourself in the Process by Andy Molinsky. The author’s site offers a free eBook “Cheat Sheet to 10 Cultural Codes from Around the World,” namely: Asia (China, India, Japan, Korea), Europe (France, Germany, Great Britain), and the Americas (Brazil, Mexico, USA). (http://www.andymolinsky.com)
  • Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands: The Bestselling Guide to Doing Business in More Than 60 Countries by Terri Morrison and Wayne A. Conaway. (Simon & Schuster / http://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Kiss-Bow-Or-Shake-Hands/Terri-Morrison/Kiss-Bow-or-Shake-Hands/9781593373689)
  • Working Across Cultures by John Hooker. (Stanford University Press/ https://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=4505)