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Human resource management, at home and abroad, means assisting the corporation's most valuable asset: its people. Understanding Cultural Differences: Germans, French and Americans contributes to this effort by explaining the cultural context in which corporations in Germany, France and the U.S. operate and how misunderstandings arise among employees from each country. Base ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 1st 1990 by Intercultural Press
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Jeffrey
This is a good one helping me to further understand what it is that I do here in Austria. Although the book does not specifically talk much about Austria, the differences in culture between the Germans (and Austrians), the French, and the Americans is really insightful. And...it's a good read. ;)
Patty
Too old, too dated. Global economy has made these observations useless in this context. I would love to see this updated without the focus on business, but on travel and experience.
James
First culture book I've ever read. Not bad.
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Born in Webster Groves, Missouri, Hall taught at the University of Denver, Colorado, Bennington College in Vermont, Harvard Business School, Illinois Institute of Technology, Northwestern University in Illinois and others. The foundation for his lifelong research on cultural perceptions of space was laid during World War II when he served in the U.S. Army in Europe and the Philippines.

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