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Coaching Across Cultures

By Philippe Rosinski
  • ISBN Code: : 1473644569
  • Publisher : Nicholas Brealey
  • Pages : 228
  • Category : Business & Economics
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"Philippe Rosinski is a leader in the coaching field. Coaching Across Cultures reveals his pioneering multi-cultural approach and innovative global perspective. His book is a treasure for anyone eager to learn how to effectively facilitate human fulfillment and responsible growth." - Laura Berman Fortgang, Author of Take Yourself to the Top and Living Your Best Life As coaches and clients increasingly realize, the demands of business mean that it is now vital to integrate, understand and leverage cultural differences across countries and corporations. Coaching Across Cultures bridges the gap between coaching and interculturalism.

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