Fons Trompenaars, Ph.D., and Charles Hampden-Turner, DBA, are coauthors of Riding the Waves of Culture: Understanding Cultural Diversity in Global Business and Building Cross-Cultural Competence: How to Create Wealth from Conflicting Values. Trompenaars is managing director of Trompenaars Hampden-Turner (THT) Intercultural Management Consulting, an international management and training consultancy and KPMG Network affiliate that lists Motorola, Mars, Shell, Bombardier, and Heineken among its clients. Hampden-Turner is a management consultant with THT and author based at the University of Cambridge's Judge Institute of Management Studies. He has taught at Harvard University, Brandeis, and the University of Toronto, and is a past recipient of Guggenheim, Rockefeller, and Ford Foundation fellowships. Find out more about THT at www.7d-culture.nl.