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Thursday, January 7, 2016

Review: Miscommunication Across Cultures

Title: Perception and Deception
Subtitle: A Mind-Opening Journey Across Cultures
Web site: WWW.PerceptionAndDeception.com
Genre: Nonfiction: Communication Across Cultures, Intercultural
Competence, International Issues, Travel, Immigration Challenges;
Business , Diplomacy  and Language Conundrums Across Cultures.
ISBN13: 978-1512113266   and ISBN-10: 1512113263

Reviewed by David Lennon, International Vice President of the
Association of European Journalists and former Managing Editor and
Foreign Correspondent for the Financial Times.


Don't Leave home without it! No, not your credit card, I mean Joe
Lurie's master class of miscommunication across cultures, PERCEPTION AND
DECEPTION, A MIND-OPENING JOURNEY ACROSS CULTURES.
   
 This is a priceless book for anyone who travels and wants to
navigate the minefields of misunderstandings that arise because of
cultural differences. A lifetime of practical experience, a compendium
of cultural challenges, and a wicked wit combine to make this book an
indispensable volume for all those planning to step beyond their
cultural village. Oh, how I wish this book had been available when I
began my international career-how many fewer people I would have
inadvertently offended."

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