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Culture Shift

by R. Albert Mohler Jr.

Are you prepared to address the most challenging cultural issues of your time? Mass media and technology are exploding. Popular entertainment relentlessly pushes the envelope. Biomedicine stretches ethical boundaries. Political issues shift with the polls. The world in which you live is in the midst of a major cultural transformation-one leading to a widespread lack of faith, an increase in moral relativism, and a rejection of absolute truth. How are we to remain faithful followers of Christ as we live in this ever-shifting culture? How should we think about-and respond to-the crucial moral questions of our day? How can we stand up for the truth? InCulture Shift,Dr. R. Albert Mohler-one of today's leading Christian thinkers and spokespersons-addresses these tough topics clearly, biblically and passionately: *Christian faith and politics *The Supreme Court and religion *The truth about terrorism *Christian parents and public schools *The abortion debate *Christian response to global tragedies *And many more Here is trustworthy help for developing a comprehensive Christian worldview. It's timely information powerfully connected to timeless truth that will equip you to stand strong and speak out. From the Hardcover edition.

Culture Shock

by Will Mcinnes

'Will McInnes has nailed it. Inspiring and comprehensive, Culture Shock is aspirational future thinking with its feet firmly on the ground'Jemima Kiss, Digital Media correspondent, The GuardianJoin the work-place revolutionThere's a revolution afoot . . . don't be left behind. A new dawn has broken. Business has changed profoundly--fueled by aggressively advancing technology and a volatile global economy. So why has most business culture remained unchanged? Most organizations are closed, secretive, siloed, slow to change, and deeply hierarchical. It's time to shock these cultures. Let's burn up the old and start something new.The wonderfully inspiring Will McInnes is here to make a change--he wants us all to work in places that are supportive, open, conducive to creativity, motivating, and fun. In this book he maps out brilliant ways to create an uplifting work culture. Learn to create a more open, democratic, and productive workplacePacked with real-world examples and backed up by factsStep-by-step, practical framework with actionable tasks to help you transform the way you work for the better

Culture Shock! Australia

by Ilsa Sharp

In addition to explaining Australia to newcomers and visitors in the hope of bridging culture gaps and improving the chances of mutual empathy and friendship, it is the author's wish that Australians will, through this book, see themselves through outsiders' eyes.

Culture Shock! Cambodia

by Peter North

Culture Shock! Cambodia provides all the essential information one needs to make settling into this once war-torn country as painless as possible. Benefit from the practical advice provided including how to find accommodation and employment, which schools to put your children in, as well as the documentation required when applying for the various facilities and licences. Discover what to do when encountering monks with mobile phones and how to ride a motorcycle taxi Cambodian-style. Learn more about the Cambodian people and understand the irony behind their warm and friendly nature. Grasp the basics of the Khmer language and browse through the list of places to explore especially the infamous Angkor Wat. Culture Shock! Cambodia is a valuable guide for anyone who wants to visit or stay in the beautiful country of Cambodia.

Culture Shock! China

by Kevin Sinclair Iris W. Po-Yee

This book tells you everything you need to know about daily life in several cities, specifically China.

Culture Shock! Czech Republic

by Tim Nollen

With over three million copies in print, Culture Shock! is a bestselling series of culture and etiquette guides covering countless destinations around the world. For anyone at risk of culture shock, whether a tourist or a long-term resident, Culture Shock! provides a sympathetic and fun-filled crash course on the do's and don'ts in foreign cultures. Fully updated and sporting a fresh new look, the revised editions of these books enlighten and inform through such topics as language, food and entertaining, social customs, festivals, relationships, and business tips. Culture Shock! books are packed with useful details on transportation, taxes, finances, accommodation, health, food and drink, clothes, shopping, festivals, and much, much more.

Culture Shock! Ecuador

by Nicholas Crowder

Culture Shock! Ecuador is a must for anyone wishing to visit or settle in Ecuador. Packed with essential information, resource guides, and language tips, this book covers every practicality, and provides an in-depth understanding of the people and culture of this diverse country which is also known for its Panama hats and many species of turtles. Become accustomed to Ecuadorian etiquette and understand the concept of asi es la vida (life is so). Be aware of the differences between the Quechua, Huaorani, and Cayapas peoples and be fully prepared should you fall ill to Chagas disease or malaria. Culture Shock! Ecuador is the comprehensive guide that will lead you through the ups and downs of settling into life in this fascinating country and help you to appreciate what it truly means to be in Ecuador.

Culture Shock! Finland

by Deborah Swallow

This book, written with love and admiration, has a different focus--it tries to paint a picture of Finnish life, as seen through the author's eyes and heard through his ears, and draws on Finnish history to explain its culture, traditions, behaviour, literature, music and mindset.

Culture Shock! France

by Sally Adamson Taylor

With over three million copies in print, Culture Shock! is a bestselling series of culture and etiquette guides covering countless destinations around the world. For anyone at risk of culture shock, whether a tourist or a long-term resident, Culture Shock! provides a sympathetic and fun-filled crash course on the do's and don'ts in foreign cultures. Fully updated and sporting a fresh new look, the revised editions of these books enlighten and inform through such topics as language, food and entertaining, social customs, festivals, relationships, and business tips. Culture Shock! books are packed with useful details on transportation, taxes, finances, accommodation, health, food and drink, clothes, shopping, festivals, and much, much more.

Culture Shock! Greece

by Clive L. Rawlins

Get the nuts-and-bolts information you need to survive and thrive wherever you go. "Culture Shock!" country guides are easy-to-read, accurate, and entertaining crash courses in local customs and etiquette. "Culture Shock!" practical guides offer the inside information you need whether you're a student, a parent, a globetrotter, or a working traveler. "Culture Shock!" at your Door guides equip you for daily life in some of the world's most cosmopolitan cities. And "Culture Shock! Success Secrets" guides offer relevant, practical information with the real-life insights and cultural know-how that can make the difference between business success and failure. Each "Culture Shock!" title is written by someone who's lived and worked in the country, and each book is packed with practical, accurate, and enjoyable information to help you find your way and feel at home.

Culture Shock! Hawai'i

by Brent Massey

This book has information on physical orientation but more importantly, it tells you about the people: what they value, why they act the way they do and how their unique history affects their philosophy and way of life. This book will help you cope with the volcano of unexpected issues when living in Hawai'i.

Culture Shock! Hungary

by Zsuzsanna Ardó

This book initiates you into some of the important steps and routines of the Hungarian culture. It makes you aware of local patterns so that you can avoid misconstruing them and aim to recognise individual variations on the cultural theme.

Culture Shock! India

by Gitanjali Kolanad

A guide to the customs, etiquette, food, traditions of India as well as information on entertaining, setting up business, setting up house, and social diversions

Culture Shock! Indonesia

by Barbara Hall Cathie Draine

Information and background for travelers and expatriates. Includes a brief history and description of the more familiar areas and ethnic groups (limited to Java, Sumatra, Bali, and Sulawesi) and facts, examples, and language to help the "shocked" function in society, business, and residence.

Culture Shock! Ireland

by Patricia M. Levy

Ireland has long held a fascination for people all over the world and with Europe set to become a stronger economic presence through the European Union. Ireland is experiencing an influx of visitors and new residents.

Culture Shock! Italy

by Alessandro Falassi Raymond Flower

With over three million copies in print, Culture Shock! is a bestselling series of culture and etiquette guides covering countless destinations around the world. For anyone at risk of culture shock, whether a tourist or a long-term resident, Culture Shock! provides a sympathetic and fun-filled crash course on the do's and don'ts in foreign cultures. Fully updated and sporting a fresh new look, the revised editions of these books enlighten and inform through such topics as language, food and entertaining, social customs, festivals, relationships, and business tips. Culture Shock! books are packed with useful details on transportation, taxes, finances, accommodation, health, food and drink, clothes, shopping, festivals, and much, much more.

Culture Shock! Japan

by P. Sean Bramble

Culture Shock!provides a sympathetic and fun-filled crash course on the do's and don'ts in foreign cultures. Fully updated and sporting a fresh new look, the revised editions of these books enlighten and inform through such topics as language, food and entertaining, social customs, festivals, relationships, and business tips. Culture Shock! books are packed with useful details on transportation, taxes, finances, accommodation, health, food and drink, clothes, shopping, festivals, and much, much more.

Culture Shock! Korea

by Sonja Vegdahl Hur Ben Seunghwa Hur

Whether you travel for business, pleasure, or a combination of the two, the ever-popular "Culture Shock!" series belongs in your backpack or briefcase. Get the nuts-and-bolts information you need to survive and thrive wherever you go. "Culture Shock!" country guides are easy-to-read, accurate, and entertaining crash courses in local customs and etiquette. "Culture Shock!" practical guides offer the inside information you need whether you're a student, a parent, a globetrotter, or a working traveler. "Culture Shock!" at your Door guides equip you for daily life in some of the world's most cosmopolitan cities. And "Culture Shock! Success Secrets" guides offer relevant, practical information with the real-life insights and cultural know-how that can make the difference between business success and failure.<P>Each "Culture Shock!" title is written by someone who's lived and worked in the country, and each book is packed with practical, accurate, and enjoyable information to help you find your way and feel at home.

Culture Shock! Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at Your Door

by Lynn Witham

Whether you are conducting business, traveling for pleasure, or even relocating abroad, one mistake with customs or etiquette can leave a bad taste in everyone's mouth. International travelers, now more than ever, are not just individuals from the United States, but ambassadors and impression makers for the country as a whole. Culture Shock! country and city guides make up the most complete reference series for customs and etiquette you can find. These are not just travel guides, they are guides for a way of life!

Culture Shock! London

by Orin Hargraves

Culture Shock! London is the all-essential guide designed to immerse you in the real London. Full of practical information and settling-in tips, this book will help make your stay in this vibrant city as smooth as possible. Find out how to choose the right accommodation, the most effective way to get around the busy roads, and how you can do your banking efficiently in this fast-paced metropolis. Get acquainted with the nooks and crannies of this exciting capital, and discover the quiet parks and local haunts that are hidden from most tourists, and which reveal a different side of London. Discover what makes Londoners tick and how you can break down the famous English reserve and build fulfilling friendships with colleagues and neighbors. Whatever your length of stay, Culture Shock! London will equip with you with the tools and confidence for a successful and pleasant time in this cosmopolitan place.

Culture Shock! Malaysia

by Heidi Munan

Malaysia is a cultural potpourri for the casual visitor. Malays, Chinese and Indians dominate in Peninsular Malaysia while in Sabah and Sarawak--the Borneo states that make up the rest of the country--Kadazans and Dayaks add to the variety.

Culture Shock! Mexico

by Guy Mavor

The best-selling Culture Smart! series continues where other guides leave off. Whether you are traveling on business or pleasure, long-term or short, Culture Smart! is your pocket-sized cultural roadmap that never goes out of date. Providing essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, these concise guides enable you to steer clear of embarrassing mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and arrive at your destination with local knowledge on what to expect and how to behave.

Culture Shock! Morocco

by Orin Hargraves

Culture Shock! Morocco contains all the essential information to help you settle comfortably in this unique but often bewildering country. Offering a different perspective from the romanticized place portrayed in the film Casablanca, the book explores the realities of Morocco and gives important insights into the lives and customs of the Moroccans. Understand their world view and how religion and the concept of fatalism and hshuma (shame) affects everyday actions and activities. Find out how to communicate with the locals and how to conduct your work effectively and painlessly in this foreign land. The book also highlights several wonderful things about Morocco, such as the delicious cous-cous dish, and even guides you on what to do in a hemmam (public bath)! Filled with practical information and written in an easy-to-read style, Culture Shock! Morocco will help you to navigate through the Moroccan maze and pave the way for a pleasant and meaningful stay. Book jacket.

Culture Shock! Netherlands

by Hunt Janin Ria Van Eil

With over three million copies in print, Culture Shock! is a bestselling series of culture and etiquette guides covering countless destinations around the world. For anyone at risk of culture shock, whether a tourist or a long-term resident, Culture Shock! provides a sympathetic and fun-filled crash course on the do's and don'ts in foreign cultures. Fully updated and sporting a fresh new look, the revised editions of these books enlighten and inform through such topics as language, food and entertaining, social customs, festivals, relationships, and business tips. Culture Shock! books are packed with useful details on transportation, taxes, finances, accommodation, health, food and drink, clothes, shopping, festivals, and much, much more.

Culture Shock! New Zealand

by Peter Oettli

Culture Shock! New Zealand takes readers to the Land of the Long White Cloud which is home to the Maoris, the Pakehas, the All Blacks, and most recently Middle Earth. Gain insights into why the country ranks as one of the best countries to live and work in. What's more, real experiences and tips on how to avoid the pitfalls when interacting with the locals ensure a smooth transition from immigrant to resident. Find out about the locals' Number-8-wire mentality or why you are often asked to 'give it a go'. Learn how to behave at the marae when invited for a hakari by the Maori people and what it means to ask someone over for tea. Culture Shock! New Zealand is the ideal companion to help you survive and succeed in this beautiful land.

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