Exploring the Greek Mosaic: A Guide to Intercultural Communication in Greece

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Nicholas Brealey Publishing, Apr 4, 1996 - Social Science - 192 pages
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Broome explores Greek values, work attitudes, communication styles, mindsets, and Greek perceptions of Americans.
 

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Contents

Images of Greece
1
2 Looking Forward to the Past
11
3 Cornerstones of Greek Culture
35
4 The Greek Way
59
5 The Rhythm of Work
79
6 Images of the Other
111
7 Developing Positive Relationships
129
Postscript
149
Glossary
151
Resources
159
About the Author
173
Index
175
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About the author (1996)

Benjamin J. Broome is a professor of communication at George Mason University in Farifax. He has spent the last 15 years on a journey among the Greeks, beginning with a teaching job in Athens immediately after graduating school in 1980-81. He has returned to Greece many times to lead intercultural field studies, work with Greek organizations, attend seminars, and travel the mountains and villages of the Greek mainland and islands. In living with Greek families and working with Greek colleagues, he has experienced firsthand the process of building intercultural relationships.

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