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A tale that offers an insight into Chinese culture - And a brief interview with Melissa Fu
Melissa Fu - Little, Brown and Company - 2022 - 400 p.

Peach Blossom Spring

2023 April 19 | by Arduino Mancini Historical Fiction - Multiculturalism - Women and Men

Peach Blossom Spring (Chinese: 桃花源), was a fable written by Tao Yuanming in 421 CE, it tells the story of a fisherman who, by chance, discovers an idyllic utopia where the people lead an ideal existence in harmony with nature, unaware of the outside world for centuries. The fisherman was warmly received by the hospitable […]

Decoding how people think, lead, and get things done across cultures
Erin Meyer - PublicAffairs - 2016 - 280 pages

The Culture Map

2022 February 02 | by Arduino Mancini Multiculturalism

After the pandemic due to COVID-19, smart working has become a practice everywhere in the world. Living in a work environment more and more influenced by video conferencing can make us believe that cultural differences between us and the people on the other end of the monitor can be overlooked: especially when, as happens all […]

Exercises, Stories, and Synthetic Cultures
Gert Jan Hofstede, Paul B. Pedersen, Geert Hofstede - Intercultural Press - 2002 - 234 pages

Exploring Culture

2019 June 13 | by Arduino Mancini Multiculturalism

In a world increasingly interconnected, you can’t afford to ignore the existence of cultures other than yours. Why is that? Here are a few questions for you: How do you handle negotiating preliminaries with a person from the United States? And with a person from Japan? What do you need to know before you decide […]