George F Simons, Ph.D.
Founder, George Simons International
Dr. George F. Simons is founder and owner of George Simons International, a virtual consulting network specializing in intercultural communication, global negotiation, and team development. He is a frequent university lecturer on international business, and trains and coaches managers and staff of global corporations, NGOs, and SMEs in influence and negotiation skills. George is also the creator and editor-in-chief of the award-winning diversophy® games for developing intercultural competence in training rooms, as well as for online learning and other new technologies (www.diversophy.com). He is a prolific author including co-authoring eight packages in the Cultural Detective Series, and many articles, reviews, poems, and other publications (see www.georgesimons.com). George serves as a member of the Board of Directors of SIETAR Europa, and of the conseil d’administration of SIETAR France, and moderates a LinkedIn discussion group on “Competence in Intercultural Professions.” George lives in France, works in English, French, German, and Spanish, and has a working knowledge of Italian, Dutch, Indonesian, and Russian.
Co-author of Cultural Detective Belarus, Cultural Detective Global Teamwork, Cultural Detective The Netherlands, Cultural Detective The Return, Cultural Detective Self Discovery, Cultural Detective USA, and Cultural Detective Women and Men