Essential books and studies in cross cultural differences:

Edward Hall – ‘Beyond Culture’ available from Amazon

Ronald Inglehart – World Values Survey – www.worldvaluessurvey.org/wvs.jsp

The Globe Study – www.grovewell.com/pub-GLOBE-intro.html

Fons Trompenaars – ‘Riding the waves of culture’ – available from Amazon

Check out Geert and Gert Jan Hofstede’s personal website for literature reference, explanation of cultural dimensions, research tools and videos: www.geerthofstede.com/culture