Deconstructing Brazil

Book Cover: Deconstructing Brazil
Editions:Paperback: £ 8.99 GBP
ISBN: 9780993237744
Pages: 126

Deconstructing Brazil, Beyond Carnival, Soccer and Girls in Small Bikinis

Simone Torres Costa

Beyond Understand the Brazil of today through its multicultural history and interactions. This book transcends stereotypes and will allow you to get to know the real Brazil, thanks to the guidance of a Brazilian interculturalist, psychologist, and executive coach. It is aimed at those who seek a deeper understanding of this rich and complex culture and its impact on personal and professional interactions. An essential tool for anyone living and working in Brazil, or anyone planning to move there.

Reviews:Geraldine Pace, Director, WorldWork Ltd wrote:

Fascinating probe into the ‘hard to mix’ Brazilian society – from the original Amerindians to the Portuguese colonial masters to the vast number of imported African slaves.

David C. Dixon, International Project Manager wrote:

Simone Torres Costa is one of only a handful of authors able to explain the cross-cultural challenges of working with Brazilian business culture.


Author: Simone

Simone´s interest in the long-term impact of expatriation on executive performance and on family relations started with her own experience of 13 years abroad (USA, Sweden, Poland, and Italy) – most of this time as an expatriate mother of two. Simone´s previous professional business experience in international recruitment, headhunting and customer service was later combined with her passion for international development. Qualifications include: – Psychologist (member of the British Psychological Society) – MBA from Lund University, Sweden – Intercultural Coach (international certification from Integrated Coaching Institute- ICI) – Accredited trainer of ´Developing People Internationally´ (DPI) by York Associates – Licensed Associate of The International Profiler (TIP) intercultural assessment tool – Intercultural Trainer specialised in the Brazilian Way of Living and Working