Chapter 4 Managing in a Global Environment

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It’s Your Career Developing Your Global Perspective—Working with People from Other Cultures

  • 61 percent of HR managers say that there is a great need for cross-cultural understanding and savvy in business settings.1

  • 90 percent of executives from more than 60 countries say that cross-cultural leadership is their top management challenge.2

You can be certain that during your career you will work with individuals who were born in a different country than you were. Their first language is likely to be different from yours. And they will probably exhibit habits ...

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