Archive - February 12, 2018

Review — CULTURE MAP by Erin Meyer (Botswana)

Review — CULTURE MAP by Erin Meyer (Botswana)

  The Culture Map: Breaking Through The Invisible Boundaries of Global Business by Erin Meyer (Botswana 1993-95) Public Affairs Books 288 pages 2014 $26.99 (hardcover), $10.98 (paperback), $9.99 (Kindle)   Reviewed by Laurette Bennhold-Samaan (PC/HQ 1994-01) • The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Globe Business, is beneficial even for a 30+ year seasoned interculturalist as myself having lived and worked globally with multiple nationalities. I was born in Egypt to an Egyptian father and an American mother of Armenian origin.While Erin Meyer, the author, “was not born into a multicultural family to parents who took her around the world,” she and I share much in common—a former professor, interculturalist, Peace Corps experience and most importantly the love and understanding of the impact culture has on shaping us as individuals and our personalities. I can personally relate to almost every one of Erin’s illustrative examples. The Culture Map provides us with a smart, . . .

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