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Americans at work [electronic resource] : a guide to the can-do people / Craig Storti.

By: Storti, Craig.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Yarmouth, Me. : Intercultural Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (ix, 200 p.).ISBN: 1931930058 (pbk.); 9781931930055 (pbk.); 1417526785 (electronic bk.); 9781417526789 (electronic bk.); 1931930341 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9781931930345 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader).Subject(s): Foreign workers -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Visitors, Foreign -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | National characteristics, American | Group identity -- United States | Organizational behavior -- United States | Intercultural communication -- United States | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Motivational | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Mentoring & CoachingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Americans at work.DDC classification: 650.1/3/086910973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chap 1 -- Americans and Foreigners; Chap 2 -- The Land of Opportunity; In the Workplace; Chap 3 -- The Can-Do People; In the Workplace; Chap 4 -- Equality for All; In the Workplace; Chap 5 -- You Are What You've Done; In the Workplace; Chap 6 -- On Your Own; In the Workplace; Chap 7 -- Time Matters; In the Workplace; Chap 8 -- Communication, American Style; In the Workplace; Chap 9 -- Of Bosses and Subordinates; Part 2 -- The Details; Workplace Relationships; Personal and Professional; Women in the Workplace; Sexual Harrassment; Meetings.
Summary: Despite their outwardly friendly ways and easy-going manner, Americans continue to be a mystery to their business counterparts in other countries. Craig Storti tackles the "can-do" culture of the United States to help professionals better understand the sometimes confusing, sometimes frustrating American personality. Building from an historical context, Storti identifies the six most important American themes, including 'The Land of Opportunity, ' 'Equality for All, ' 'The Self-Made People, ' and 'Time Matters.'
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-192) and index.

Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chap 1 -- Americans and Foreigners; Chap 2 -- The Land of Opportunity; In the Workplace; Chap 3 -- The Can-Do People; In the Workplace; Chap 4 -- Equality for All; In the Workplace; Chap 5 -- You Are What You've Done; In the Workplace; Chap 6 -- On Your Own; In the Workplace; Chap 7 -- Time Matters; In the Workplace; Chap 8 -- Communication, American Style; In the Workplace; Chap 9 -- Of Bosses and Subordinates; Part 2 -- The Details; Workplace Relationships; Personal and Professional; Women in the Workplace; Sexual Harrassment; Meetings.

Despite their outwardly friendly ways and easy-going manner, Americans continue to be a mystery to their business counterparts in other countries. Craig Storti tackles the "can-do" culture of the United States to help professionals better understand the sometimes confusing, sometimes frustrating American personality. Building from an historical context, Storti identifies the six most important American themes, including 'The Land of Opportunity, ' 'Equality for All, ' 'The Self-Made People, ' and 'Time Matters.'

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