Insights into U.S. Culture

Insights into U.S. Culture

RANDÖMIA BALLOON FACTORY: A Simulation about Working Across a Cultural Divide, 135-page guidebook for a 3½-hour business simulation, by C. Grove & W. Hallowell. Originally published by Intercultural Press, 2001. Revised and expanded edition published by GROVEWELL, 2014. Purchase includes manual, slides, handouts. For complete information, click here.

Encountering the Chinese: A Modern Country, An Ancient Culture, 200-page book by C. Grove, Hu Wenzhong, & Zhuang Enping; Hachette, 3rd Edition, 2010. For more information, click here.

Globalizing Diversity: The Two Dilemmas Facing Global Corporations, by C. Grove & W. Hallowell, GROVEWELL, 2008. This is the GROVEWELL partners' definitive statement on the rarely recognized ethical and practical dilemmas of sending abroad our Made-in-the-USA diversity policies and practices. To read, click here.

How People from Different Cultures Expect to Learn, by C. Grove. GROVEWELL, 2003. To read, click here.

The Seven Balancing Acts of Professional Behavior in the U.S.A.: A Cultural Values Perspective, by C. Grove & W. Hallowell. Velocity: Focus Europe [Strategic Account Management Association], 3rd Quarter 2002. This is GROVEWELL's most repeatedly-published article. To read, click here.

Expats from Abroad in the U.S.A.: Six Steps to Effective Integration, by C. Grove & W. Hallowell. International Insight [Runzheimer], Winter 1999. To read, click here.

Asian Assignees with American Co-Workers: Predictable Problems, Potential Solutions, by C. Grove, W. Hallowell, & Reiko Makiuchi. International HR Journal, Fall 1998. To read, click here.

Diversity in Corporate America: An Explanation [for businesspeople from abroad], by C. Grove & W. Hallowell. GROVEWELL, 1998/2009. To read, click here.

Global Patterns: Culture's Influence on Managerial Behavior, Worldwide Business Practices Report [International Cultural Enterprises], eight one-page articles, January through September, 1994.
— Hierarchical versus Egalitarian Relationship Patterns (January).
— The Mysterious Concept of 'Face' (February).
— Interpreting Time Worldwide (March).
— Deciding Whom to Hire, Promote, and Trust (April).
— Deciding Whom to Hire, Promote, and Trust, Part II (May).
— To What Extent Can Feelings Be Openly Expressed (June).
— Individualist vs. Collectivist Values (August).
— The American Way. . .At Home and Abroad (September).
To read one or more of these short articles, click here.

Novus Ordo Seclorum [how Americans use time], by C. Grove. GROVEWELL, 1992. To read, click here.