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Book-CoverRecruiting, Retaining and Promoting Culturally Different Employees
By Don Rutherford and Lionel Laroche. ISBN 075068240X
The book is designed for human resource professionals and business leaders who find that the North American talent pool for potential employees is becoming increasingly diverse. It   contains practical insights and advice that can help in the recruitment, retention and promotion of recent (and not-so-recent) immigrants to North America. Readers are assisted in distinguishing cultural from competence issues.  Order from as a paperback or an e-book.

Cultural Detective®: Canadalogo_Cultural_Detective
By Don Rutherford and Lionel Laroche, 2006.
Intercultural program as part of a series that spans over 50 national cultures and diversity topics.

Intercultural Training for Global Business People essay, Ch. 9.3 in the book Chinese Communicating Interculturally, Li Mengyu, Michael Prosser, Dignity Press, Beijing, 2012.

Exploring Values and Behavior and Working Together/Teamwork exercises in the book 52 Activities for Successful International Relocation, compiled by Patricia Cassiday and Donna Stringer, 2015.

Business English (book written in Japanese language),
By Tomoko Gondow and Don Rutherford, Japan Regional Ventures, 2002.

Driving in Mexico City
By Don Rutherford, CBC News Viewpoint (online), February 8, 2005.

Who’s in charge? Cultural value differences: the concept of Power Distance
By Don Rutherford, Business Mexico (Magazine/Journal), February 1, 2005, Volume: 15, Issue: 2, Page: 36(2). American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico A.C.

Developed intercultural training program Managing a Multicultural Team
By Don Rutherford and Lionel Laroche, American Management Association, 2005.

Cultural Adaptation – Relationships are Priority #1
By Don Rutherford.
How can you build better relationships and further your business success?

Export Success and the Cultural Connection
By Don Rutherford.
When going global, knowing the culture you are targeting often makes the difference between early disaster and long-term success.