Is Your Team Culturally Competent?

In his new book series, consultant Dean Foster offers practical advice for companies on how to gain cultural competency in a global marketplace. Continue reading at '[email protected]'

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On the Path to Cultural Competence

Cultural competence requires us to look beyond Western norms and standards to think about what's missing and who is missing. Only then, writes Nicole A. Cooke, can we see the factors that contribute to and perpetuate the systemic racism and inequities that divide our society. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-12 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Can authors compete with 'non-competes'?

'An unacceptable restriction on authors’ livelihoods' No publisher would agree, at an author’s request, to forgo publishing another author’s book on a particular subject. So why should an author assume a similar obligation? But it happens all the time.  Of all the contract-reform issues... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Cultural Personality of the Year: Abdullah Al-Ghathami

For his work in 'cultural criticism, women’s studies, and critical thinking,' Abdullah Al-Ghathami is the Sheikh Zayed Book Award's honoree. The post Cultural Personality of the Year: Abdullah Al-Ghathami appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-05-19 09:15:44 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show Highlights Arabic Culture with SZBA Panel

With the growing interest in the U.S., this year’s U.S. Book Show will feature a panel discussion entitled “Bringing the world to your door: A spotlight on Arabic literature and culture.” For centuries, Arabic literature and culture has influenced some of the West's most revered authors and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bringing the World to Your Door: Spotlight on Arabic Literature and Culture

In this panel—scheduled for May 24, 1–2 p.m. ET; moderated by Ed Nawotka, PW’s bookselling and international editor; and presented by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award—Tahera Qutbuddin, a professor of Arabic literature at the University of Chicago; Michael Cooperson, an American author, translator,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah and Sequoia Nagamatsu on Affirming and Subverting Pop Culture in Fiction

Fiction writers Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah and Sequoia Nagamatsu join hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell live from the Unbound Book Festival in Columbia, Missouri, where they talk about pop culture in the literary sphere, the blurring of the line between literary and popular fiction,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Roku opens up more advertising data for marketing mix modeling to better compete with traditional TV

Roku has struck deals with four marketing tech providers — Analytic Partners, Ipsos MMA, IRI and Nielsen — to provide data breaking down creative types, dayparts and ZIP code-level impressions. The post Roku opens up more advertising data for marketing mix modeling to better compete with... Continue reading at Digiday

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5 insights that will allow you to compete in the future of work

Management consultant and bestselling author Keith Ferrazzi insists that the most important lesson of all is that this is your opportunity to learn from your peers. Keith Ferrazzi is the founder and chairman of Ferrazzi Greenlight, a management consulting and coaching company that works to... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2022-04-16 05:00:03 UTC ]
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In a relentlessly positive culture, a defense of melancholy

Susan Cain offers a somewhat scattered exploration of the beauty and benefits of sorrow. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Lively depiction of abolition dissects its competing philosophies and strategies

In "The Color of Abolition," Linda Hirshman explores the antislavery movement through three charismatic characters. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Snow Days 2022: Booksellers Use Their Superpower in Cultural War

Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys set the tone for the final afternoon of the ABA's new virtual conference for indie booksellers when she urged them to tap into their superpower: the ability to fight back against book bannings. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Disney Publishing Teams with ESPN for New Publishing Imprint

Disney Publishing Worldwide is pairing with ESPN to create a new imprint, Andscape Books. DPW and ESPN are both part of the Walt Disney Company, and Andscape is ESPN’s Black media platform. First books will be released later this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Omar Sakr's 'epic, stunningly dirty' debut novel challenges macho heterosexual myths of Arab-Australian culture

The lives of queer Arab-Australian boys and men are vividly inhabited in award-winning poet Omar Sakr’s darkly comic debut novel, set in Western Sydney. Continue reading at The Conversation

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William P. Barr’s Memoir Is Part Lawyerly Defense, Part Culture-War Diatribe

In “One Damn Thing After Another,” the former attorney general suggests that Republicans move past Donald Trump and his “madcap rhetoric,” but saves his harshest words for the former president’s critics. Continue reading at The New York Times

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George RR Martin to team up with Marvel for new comic book series

Game Of Thrones writer says opportunity to produce comics based on his superhero series Wild Cards is a ‘privilege’George RR Martin will team up with Marvel to produce a new series of comic books, it has been announced.The Game Of Thrones writer said working with the superhero franchise titan... Continue reading at The Guardian

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An economist at home in many cultures

In this memoir of his early career, Amartya Sen emphasizes the rewards of an open-minded approach to the world. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Olympian Harrington teams up with Booker-winner Doyle on autobiography

Olympic gold medallist Kellie Harrington has teamed up with Booker Prize-winning author Roddy Doyle to write her autobiography. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kidd made diversity and inclusion manager in Hachette UK HR team expansion

Hachette UK is boosting its HR team with Kim Kidd (pictured) from the British Council joining as diversity and inclusion manager. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-20 02:58:38 UTC ]
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New leadership team at The FLIP as co-founders step down

Cassie Rocks, Farzana Khan, Hannah Beeson, Omara Elling-Hwang (pictured) and Yanmin Zhuchen will take over the running of The FLIP (Female Leadership in Publishing) platform later this month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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