Riding the Waves of Culture: Understanding Diversity in Global Business

With over 50,000 copies sold in its first edition, Riding the Waves of Culture dispelled the idea that there is only one way to manage, and was the first book to show professional managers how to build the cross-cultural skills, sensitivity, and awareness required in today’s global business environment. In this second edition, Fons Trompenaars and co-author Charles Hampden-Turner reveal the seven key dimensions of … [ Read more ]

Managing People Across Cultures

Managing People Across Cultures is a cornerstone book in the Culture for Business series. Processes like job evaluation and reward systems are affected significantly by the cultural environment. Trompenaars shows what HR executives can do to reconcile cultural dilemmas.

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Building Cross-Cultural Competence: How to Create Wealth from Conflicting Values

Management-trend-watcher Stuart Crainer (author of The 75 Greatest Management Decisions Ever Made, 1999) has called Trompenaars one of the “new gurus.” Trompenaars and Hampden-Turner, a British management researcher, are partners in an Amsterdam-based consulting firm that specializes in cross-cultural management and training. They are also authors of The Seven Cultures of Capitalism (1993) and Riding the Waves of Culture (1994). These two books were among … [ Read more ]