Finland, Cultural Lone Wolf by Richard D. Lewis

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Finland, Cultural Lone Wolf is the story of an accomplished nation and her extraordinary people. By pursuing a 'Lone Wolf' policy, Finland raised itself from a struggling, war-battered state to one of the most developed countries in the world over the course of only fifty years. The exponential rise of Nokia from tires and timbers to leading the world_s telecommunication industry is indicative of the Finns and their business style. These remarkable people speak a language unique in its origins and have kept their cultural identity intact despite the influences of powerful neighbors, Sweden and Russia.

Uniquely qualified to write about Finland, best-selling author Richard Lewis traces the fascinating Finnish origins, as well as her history, geography, values and culture. His extensive experience with Finnish business provides him with keen insight on leadership style, negotiation strategies and the uniquely Finnish suomi-kuva, or Finland image. Lewis shines when describing Finnish humor, complete with laugh-out-loud jokes and stories. Finland, Cultural Lone Wolf shows both nation and writer at their best.
 

About Richard D. Lewis

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Richard Lewis is known to millions through his television shows, personal appearances, and comedy specials. Feature film and TV roles include star turns in the independent film Drunks, Anything But Love, with Jamie Lee Curtis, and currently, HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm. He appears on GQ's list of the twentieth century's most influential humorists.
 
Published November 25, 2004 by Intercultural Press. 246 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Self Help, Travel, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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