A list of books for those new to localization.
There is no implied order here, other than the order recommended to me.
“Truly Global - The Theory And Practice Of Bringing Your Company To International Markets” Anna N Schlegel
“Think Outside the Country - A Guide to Going Global and Succeeding in the Translation Economy” John Yunker
“Found in Translation - How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World” Nataly Kelly & Jost Zetzsche
“The General Theory of the Translation Company” Tucker Johnson & Renato Beninatto
“The Culture Map” Erin Meyer
“International Business Competing in a Global Marketplace” Charles Hill & G. Thomas Hult
“The New Global Roadmap" Pankaj Ghemawat
Translation Quality in the Age of Digital Transformation" Jean-Marc Dalla-Zuanna & Dr. Christopher Kurz.
Localizing Employee Communication by Ray Walsh
Through the Language Glass - why the world looks different in different languages by Guy Deutscher
The Conference of the Tongues by Theo Hermans