The Loudest Duck : Moving Beyond Diversity While Embracing Differences to Achieve Success at Work
by Laura A. Liswood


Overview - Written in an accessible style, The Loudest Duck is a business fable that offers an alternate view of a multicultural workplace through the use of practical stories and cultural anecdotes. For instance, the Chinese teach their children, "The loudest duck gets shot," a viewpoint that gets carried into adulthood, while many Americans are taught, "The squeaky wheel gets the grease." As a result, you find two distinct ways of doing business, neither one being necessarily the right or better way.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Written in an accessible style, The Loudest Duck is a business fable that offers an alternate view of a multicultural workplace through the use of practical stories and cultural anecdotes. For instance, the Chinese teach their children, "The loudest duck gets shot," a viewpoint that gets carried into adulthood, while many Americans are taught, "The squeaky wheel gets the grease." As a result, you find two distinct ways of doing business, neither one being necessarily the right or better way. By understanding others' viewpoint, you can understand how better to work with them.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780470485842
  • ISBN-10: 0470485841
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publish Date: November 2009
  • Page Count: 164
  • Dimensions: 9 x 5.9 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.68 pounds


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