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When Teams Collide

Gues who have different worldviews How can we strike a balance between core values and the necessary diversity and is diversity within the team a strength or a hindrance What is the role of the team leader in all of this How do you establish team trust How important is team humor Who decides the team's ethics What misunderstandings can arise in a virtual team lacking face to face contact In answering these and other uestions Richard D Lewis draws on 30 years experience mediating with hundreds of international teams in two. A good read The author does a great job of summarizing cultural characteristics

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This book is a MUST for every business team leader who plans to start doing business in a new cross cultural environment Markku Vartiainen OBE President Finnish British Chamber of CommerceInternational teams are rapidly becoming the central operating mode for global enterprises They are often agile and perceptive know local markets better than H does lead innovation and exploratory ventures and are culturally aware than their parent company But how much autonomy should they be allowed How can we get things done with collea. International teams are now a reality in multinational organizations In this book Richard D Lewis an internationally known cross cultural consultant and trainer provides guidelines on how to successfully assemble manage and strengthen international teamsThis is an an useful guidebook for those working on international teamsRead my summary and listing of key takeaways from this book in my professional blog

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Dozen countries Generously illustrated with explanatory diagrams When Teams Collide analyses profiles of 24 different nationalities and suggests how they should be led for best results Commenting on vital considerations of leadership team trust ethics and humor the author also evaluates the relationship between teams and H Applying the cultural concepts in the bestselling When Cultures Collide specifically to team leadership this is a wide ranging and compelling account of how to handle what is a difficult and sensitive ta. Insightful but at times sweeping in judgementexcessively stereotypical Learned uite a bit though about the different cultures I work with and will try to apply in the knowledge in building the teams understandings of each other


About the Author: Richard D. Lewis

When Cultures Collide has sold over 500000 copies and won the prestigious US Executive Club Book award in 1997 He currently lectures throughout the world on cross cultural issuesIn 1997 Mr Lewis was awarded a knighthood in Finland in view of his 40 years’ experience helping Finland to develop its international links including assisting Finland in its preparation for EU presidencyIn 2009 he was promoted to the rank of Knight Commander Order of the Lion of Finland



5 thoughts on “When Teams Collide

  1. says:

    International teams are now a reality in multinational organizations In this book Richard D Lewis an internationally known cross cultural consultant and trainer provides guidelines on how to successfully assemble manage and strengthen international teamsThis is an an useful guidebook for those working on interna

  2. says:

    A good read The author does a great job of summarizing cultural characteristics

  3. says:

    Insightful but at times sweeping in judgementexcessively stereotypical Learned uite a bit though about the different cultures I work with and will try to apply in the knowledge in building the teams’ understandings of each other

  4. says:

    indeedgood read

  5. says:

    Very good I definitely recommend it

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