The Cultural Advantage: A New Model for Succeeding With Global Teams
Mijnd HuijserISBN: 1931930287;
It is all too common?and costly?for people in international groups to misunderstand each other. Sometimes in a dramatic fashion, often in a subtle way, these cultural differences impede progress among global teams. With over 15 years of international experience training intercultural groups, Mijnd Huijser has developed, tested and refined a powerful tool that helps overcome the obstacles inherent in global teams. His Model of Freedom provides a visual and practical method for understanding oneself and others. It helps individuals distinguish between personal and cultural behavior, and allows them to contribute to better teamwork. Managers and team members learn how to convert tensions in corporate culture to sources of energy, leveraging the advantage of culture for best results. Most of Huijser's experience comes from multinational organizations, and the insights are applicable to a wide variety of groups, helping achieve better results on a national level, an...