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  • Have you ever wished for a readily accessible way to learn more about the cultures you interact with?
  • Have you ever wondered how different they really are from you?
  • Have you ever been puzzled by a negotiation that faltered, a meeting the fizzled, an interview that failed?

GlobeSmart was designed for people like you—busy professionals who need high-quality, practical information about multiple cultures, on a moment’s notice. Based on substantial research in over 80 countries, GlobeSmart provides a window into other cultures, as well as a window into your own.

This Comprehensive, Online Resource Provides:

  • Rich, country-specific information related to the practice of key global business skills in 65 countries — available online, in printed report format, or on-the-go from your mobile device
  • A simple, validated, self-assessment questionnaire, available in 14 languages, that instantly creates an individual’s profile of work-style preferences
  • Video scenarios and interactive exercises that illustrate core cultural dimensions that play out in the work place
  • Audio recordings of key names and phrases, spoken in the local language of the GlobeSmart country


  • Key Features
  • Academic Discount
  • Global Business Knowledge at Your Fingertips
    Provides instant access to information on communicating effectively, managing and training employees, and improving relationships with colleagues, customers, and suppliers from around the world.

  • Practical Examples for Skill Building
    Includes tests and case studies based on typical business scenarios. Test your knowledge and receive immediate feedback with suggested GlobeSmart content to build knowledge and skills.

  • Global Application
    Designed to be used effectively by professionals around the world. Multilingual sections enable non-native English speakers to utilize some of the tool's most interactive features.

  • GlobeSmart Assessment Profile
    Complete your profile to learn your preferred work style and see how you compare with the average profile from any country in GlobeSmart. Invite colleagues or teams to complete their profiles and compare your results. The tool provides specific ways to bridge gaps and leverage work-style differences and similarities with other cultures and colleagues. 

  • Continuous Updates and Firsthand Perspectives
    Using the FieldNotes feature, users can view comments from numerous business people around the globe and add their own perspective on the styles and strategies that work and don't work in specific countries. This invaluable experience is integrated directly into the GlobeSmart web tool's content for easy reference.

  • GlobeSmart Mobile
    Access instantly the Summary Key Points for all GlobeSmart content

A Special Students-Only Rate, offered through a partnership between the Intercultural Communication Institute and Aperian Global, allows students to access GlobeSmart throughout a four-month period for only $20.

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