Gary M. Wederspahn writes articles for business and trade publications and corporate newsletters. His services as a writer are available. Copies of most of the following articles are offered to current or potential clients and editors. Requests should be made via e-mail at

"World Culture Tips-Peru," Franchise Update, Issue II 2007.

"Adopting Overseas? Don't be an Ugly American!," The International Connection, Lifelink, Spring, 2007.

"The Biological Origins of Bias," Delta Intercultural Academy Newsletter, February, 2007.

"The Case for Intercultural Training," Expatriate Management: Perspectives and Challenges, First Edition, 2006.

"World Culture Tips-Sweden," Franchise Update, Issue IV 2006.

"Coaching vs. Training for International Relocatees" Relocation Today, November 2004.

"World Culture Tips-The Philippines," Franchise Update, Summer 2004.

"Intercultural Competency via Training or Coaching?" Franchise Update, Winter 2004.

"Moving Cultural Baggage Overseas?" Atlas Amplifer, Summer 2004.

"Avoiding the Ugly American Stereotype," Tales From A Small Planet, October 2003.

"Building the Business Case for International Cultural Diversity Training," Workforce Diversity Reader, Spring 2003

"With the Right Training, Expatriates Blend In," Mobility, October 2002.

"Proverbs: Windows into Other Cultures," Executive Planet, October 4, 2002.

"World Culture Tips-Switzerland," Franchise Update, Third Quarter 2002.

"World Culture Tips-China," Franchise Update, Second Quarter 2002.

"Expat Training: Don't Leave Home Without It," Training and Development, February 2002.

"World Culture Tips-Germany," Franchise Update, Fall 2001.

"Cross-cultural Savvy: Don't Go Abroad Without it," Escape From America Magazine, July 2001.

"At Cross Purposes: Developing Cross-cultural Competence in the Global Economy," The Performance Advantage, June 2001.

"World Culture Tips-Mexico," Franchise Update, Summer 2001.

"Separate Roots, Branches Entwined: The Convergence of Cross-cultural and Diversity Training," Cultural Diversity at Work, May 2001.

"Selecting Intercultural Trainers," Strategis Canada, March, 2001.

"World Culture Tips-Japan," Franchise Update, Spring 2001.

"Do Your Employees Need Intercultural Services?" HRM Guide, January 2001.

"Making the Case for Intercultural Services," International HR Journal, Summer 2000.

"Multicultural Teams: From Chaos to Synergy," International Human Resources Journal, Winter, 1998.

"Global Business Protocol: Curriculum for Success," Mobility, October, 1997.

"Cross-Cultural Flow: The Joy of Intercultural Assignments", Worldwide Business Practices Report, October, 1997.

"Turkey: A Dualistic Business Culture", Trade & Culture, May, 1997.

"Exporting Corporate Ethics", Global Workforce, January, 1997.

"International Business Gift-Giving", SEMI Newsletter, December 15, 1996.

"Cross-Cultural Savvy: The Exporter's Competitive Edge", The Exporter, December, 1996.

"Single-Status Assignments: 9 Key Questions for Couples", Expatriate Management Update, October, 1996.

"Business goes Global but Food Stays Local", Marriott Executive Memo, Vol.XVII, # 5, 1996.

"It's Trickier to Give than to Receive", International Update, Summer 1996.

"Cross-Border Alliances: the HR Contribution", International HR Journal, Spring 1996.

"Home After the Range", Export Today, April, 1996.

"Supporting the Cultural Adjustment of Expatriates Assigned to the United States", International HR, Summer 1996.

"Cross-Cultural Sales: Key Issues", Worldwide Business Practices Report, February, 1996.

"Time, Culture and International Business", World Franchise & Business Report, Winter 1995.

"Understand the Values, Motivations in Negotiations", Atlanta International, January 1996.

"Foreign Assignment: USA", Mobility Magazine, October, 1995.

"Are You Tolerant Enough to Succeed Overseas?", National Business Employment Weekly, October, 1995.

"How to use an Interpreter Effectively", World Franchise & Business Report, Summer 1995.

"Do You Know Your Cultural Identity?", Mobility Magazine, July, 1995.

"Communicaciones Transculturales", Communicaciones, June, 1995.

"U.S. Cultural Baggage", Corporate Relocation News, Vol. 4, No. 3, May, 1995.

"Business Negotiations - Mexican Style", DBA Houston, Special Edition, March, 1995.

"Cross-cultural Savvy for Business", Outbound Traveler, January, 1995.

"Controlling Costs of Expatriate Assignments", Journal of International Compensation and Benefits, January, 1995.

"10 Things Every Expatriate to Mexico Should Know", Relocation Journal, December, 1994.

"On Trade and Culture", The Bridge, December, 1994.

"Making the Best of Negotiations in Mexico", Maquila Magazine, November/December 1994.

"International Franchising: Key Cross-cultural Issues", World Franchise & Business Report, Fall 1994.

"Management of Culture Shock", Relocation...2000, November, 1994.

"Relocation and Culture Shock", Relocation...2000, August, 1994.

"Expatriate Games: Selecting the right people to assign overseas", Expansion Management, July/August, 1994.

"Cross-cultural Challenges: US Managers in Latin America", International Cargo, Summer, 1994.

"Negotiating with Latin Americans", Trade & Culture, Spring, 1994.

"Cross-cultural Negotiations in Mexico", Worldwide Business Practices Report, January, 1994.

"Washing the 'Toxins' Out of Diversity Training", Cultural Diversity at Work, January, 1994.

"Companies Lose When Employees Fail to Adjust to Foreign Culture", Trade & Culture, Spring 1993.

"Don't Get Lost in the Translation", Hemispheres (United Airlines Magazine), February, 1993.

"The Fine Art of International Negotiation", HR News, January, 1993.

"Latin America-Management Techniques and Matters of Style", Trade & Culture, Premiere Issue, 1992.

"Costing Failures in Expatriate Human Resources Management", Human Resources Planning, Vol. 15, No. 3, 1992.

"When You're at the Negotiating Table, Be Prepared for Cultural Differences", Global Production, April/May, 1992.

"Japan vs. USA-Business Cultural Differences", Corporate Relocation, Spring, 1992.

"International Relocation: An Emotional Roller Coaster Ride", Relocation/Realty Update, January, 1992.

"Bridging the Culture Gap in North America", Global Production, December/January, 1991/1992.

"Hosting International Business Visitors in Your Community", Corporate Relocation, Fall, 1991.

"Expatriates in Europe: Seven Keys to Smoother Reentry", European Business, June 28, 1991.

"Some Insights into Japanese Business Culture", Area Development, December, 1990.

"Cross-cultural Challenges for Americans in Europe", Europa, September, 1990.

"Global Executive Development", Executive Knowledge Works (Chapter in book), 1989.

"Corporate America-Is It Globally Handicapped?", Training & Culture, February, 1989.

"Easing the Transition from Japan to America", Expansion, January/February, 1989.

"Overseas Assignment Without One's Spouse", Mobility, March/April, 1988.

"Life and Work in the United States: Challenges for Europeans", Location USA: Area Development, April, 1988.

"I Buy in My Language-I Sell in Yours", Sales & Marketing Newsletter/ASTD, Fall, 1987.

"Repatriation", The Corporate Expatriate, May, 1987.

"Culture Shock", The Corporate Expatriate, March, 1987.

"Cross-cultural Services: Guidelines for Consumers", Mobility, January/February, 1986.

"Intercultural Teamwork: Stress or Synergy?", The Corporate Expatriate, July, 1986.