"In Search of Intercultural Understanding" is a practical guidebook for living and working across cultures. In a hands-on and visual approach, this guide offers new insights and practical advice on adjusting and coping with the experience abroad. With a variety of stories, quotations, exercises and illustrations, the reader is presented with an easy-to-understand survey of cross-cultural issues that will enhance the global experience and provide guidance on becoming interculturally competent.
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Patrick Schmidt is an American by birth and education. Through his work as an English teacher for German executives, and then as editor-in-chief of two German corporate magazines, he became an intimate observe of modern German culture. Later, he lived and worked extensively in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Montreal, Canada, specializing in cross-cultural management. He's the author of the book "Understanding American and German Business Cultures" (German edition: "Die amerikanische und die deutsche Wirtschaftskultur im Vergleich"). He's now an intercultural consultant and trainer, living in Vienna, Austria.