Perception and Deception: A Mind-Opening Journey Across Cultures

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The attention sees solely what the thoughts is ready to understand. — Henri Bergson

Notion and Deception is a spirited, insightful, and well timed exploration of cross-cultural miscommunication in an more and more globalized, hyper-connected world. It presents an astonishing, intriguing, and typically tragic array of intercultural encounters which have gone incorrect throughout the globe due to the constraints of our respective cultural lenses. The tales from over 70 international locations (listed by tradition) are illuminated by the writer’s wealthy assortment of worldwide proverbs and sayings that replicate on the character of notion, perspective, and “fact.”

Along with these tales and reflections about cross-cultural misunderstandings, this expanded version comprises workouts that can be utilized as springboards for creating intercultural competence. On the finish of every chapter there are questions and actions designed to develop and heighten cultural self-awareness and sensitivity to folks from different cultural backgrounds. These actions are appropriate for people, college students, and teams of all backgrounds and professions.

This version’s new chapter, “Globalization and its Disconnects: Convergence With out Context,” focuses on spiraling cross-cultural mis-perceptions within the areas of faith, migration, and expertise. Interactive intercultural actions assist readers perceive and develop helpful methods to deal with the disrupting cultural disconnects of globalization.

For extra details about E book shows, intercultural coaching choices for educators , companies and NGOs, message the writer Joe Lurie by way of Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-lurie-616b8b14/.

Joe Lurie is a cross-cultural communication coach, instructor, and speaker, and Government Director Emeritus of the College of California, Berkeley’s Worldwide Home, the place he served for twenty years till 2007. Since then, he’s been instructing intercultural communication courses at UC Berkeley and different establishments.

Joe has offered cross-cultural communication coaching for quite a lot of shoppers, together with Google, Google.org, Chevron, American Categorical, the Peace Corps, The Institute of Worldwide Training, Tech Ladies, the World Affairs Council of Northern California, Upwardly World, Road Good Brazil, College of Colorado, Tsinghua College in Beijing, and UC Berkeley, amongst others.

A former Peace Corps Volunteer, he has directed packages in France, Kenya, and Ghana for the Faculty for Worldwide Coaching, and served as Vice President for AFS Intercultural Applications within the USA. He co-authored Shut Encounters of a Cross-Cultural Type, and his writings have appeared in Harper’s Journal, U.S. Information & World Report, and The Mercury Information, and highlighted on Nationwide Public Radio. Joe was featured in a nationwide PBS documentary that aired within the U.S. and China and has been interviewed for the Journey Channel.

Joe holds a complicated diploma and diploma in African Research from the College of Wisconsin, Madison, and an M.A. in English from McGill College in Montreal.

Go to the e book’s web site at www.perceptionanddeception.com.
Get pleasure from a quick video of Joe right here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIVsmbhi3RI

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