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Canadian Workplace Culture

Canadian Workplace Culture smallsizeMastering the Unspoken Rules

Matt Adolphe

 

Newcomers to the Canadian workforce are often completely unaware of the unspoken, unwritten rules of workplace conduct. They make a poor first impression and, unless they quickly understand the rules, they’ll find it hard to succeed. Instead they’ll become perceived as ‘not a team player’, miss out on interesting assignments and be overlooked for promotion.

In Canadian Workplace Culture: Mastering the Unspoken Rules, Matt Adolphe, an internationally-experienced communication expert, explains how workplace rules, that all workers ignore at their peril, are formed from the same traits that make Canadians:

  • avoid car horns,
  • end their statements with ‘eh’,
  • avoid in-depth discussions about religion and politics, and
  • talk about the weather all the time.

The book reveals why certain behaviours don’t work in Canada’s conflict-averse culture. Adolphe uses familiar situations to highlight what happens when you get it wrong and lays out ten genuinely helpful, accessible and easily applicable rules that enable workers to fit in, become accepted and prosper.

If you are starting a new job, immigrating to Canada or just want to be more successful then this book is for you. It will prove invaluable for leaders, supervisors, employees and anyone recruiting, training, managing, promoting or working in a culturally diverse workforce.

Publisher:   Bold World Books
ISBN: 978-0-9868528-4-8
Format: 5 X 8 Paperback
Pages: 96
Publication Date: October 2013 Now in Stock!
Shipping Weight: 125 grams
Book: $19.95 CAD Add to Cart
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