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La verdadera crisis.

La verdadera crisis. | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it

Via Alexandra Herazo Ferrer
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The following concepts have too many syllables, but they help explain a very common cause of intercultural tension:

 

Universalism vs Particularism (rules are universally applied to everyone equally vs rule application/enforcement depends on particular circumstances and the people involved)

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We are guests in the world and should behave like ones

We are guests in the world and should behave like ones | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
When this assertion of our right as westerners to behave as we like, when we like, backfires, the results can be catastrophic.
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Experiential Learning Is the Key to Teaching Morality

Experiential Learning Is the Key to Teaching Morality | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
The key to molding well-adjusted students: experiential learning
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Why diversity matters | McKinsey & Company

Why diversity matters | McKinsey & Company | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
New research makes it increasingly clear that companies with more diverse workforces perform better financially.
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5 racist stereotypes that historically were the opposite of what they are today

5 racist stereotypes that historically were the opposite of what they are today | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
History shows stereotypes are terrible precisely because they’re inconsistent.
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Australia broadly tolerant but pockets of intense prejudice remain, report shows

Australia broadly tolerant but pockets of intense prejudice remain, report shows | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Scanlon report on social cohesion uncovers a multicultural nation with wide horizons that still wrestles with treatment of immigrants and Islam
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How Much Can You Really Change After You Turn 30?

How Much Can You Really Change After You Turn 30? | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Changing gets harder, and goes slower, in adulthood. But you're not totally stuck with yourself.
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'It's just a toilet': Multicultural chief questions Hanson's squat toilet outrage

'It's just a toilet': Multicultural chief questions Hanson's squat toilet outrage | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Australian Multicultural Foundation and SBS chairman Hass Dellal said One Nation leader Pauline Hanson's preoccupation with the Australian Tax Office (ATO) implementing some squat toilets in its Melbourne office reeked of "insecurity".
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Clint Eastwood defends Trump's 'racist' remarks: 'Just get over it'

Clint Eastwood defends Trump's 'racist' remarks: 'Just get over it' | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
The Hollywood tough guy has derided ‘a pussy generation’ obsessed with political correctness in an expletive-riddled Esquire interview
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How Different Cultures Around the World Deal With Emotion and Conflict

How Different Cultures Around the World Deal With Emotion and Conflict | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Germans are cold and hard. Filipinos are warm and soft. Or is that oversimplifying it?
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The Bad Things That Happen When People Can’t Deal With Ambiguous Situations

The Bad Things That Happen When People Can’t Deal With Ambiguous Situations | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
A book released last week highlights examples ranging from the Waco siege to the decisions made after 9/11.
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How tourists differ from travellers, in 14 hugely insightful illustrations

How tourists differ from travellers, in 14 hugely insightful illustrations | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
There are only two types of people in th
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Dunning–Kruger effect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dunning-Kruger effect

The Dunning-Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which relatively unskilled individuals suffer from illusory superiority, mistakenly assessing their ability to be much higher than it really is. Dunning and Kruger attributed this bias to a metacognitive inability of the unskilled to recognize their own ineptitude and evaluate their own ability accurately.

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Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck Says Mindset Is Critical in Successful Relationships

Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck Says Mindset Is Critical in Successful Relationships | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Whether you have a fixed or growth mindset affects the quality (and future) of your relationships.
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How Diversity Makes Us Smarter

How Diversity Makes Us Smarter | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Being around people who are different from us makes us more creative, more diligent and harder-working
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British interests have biggest stake in Australia's foreign-owned farmland

British interests have biggest stake in Australia's foreign-owned farmland | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
The Federal Government's long-awaited farm register reveals investors from the United Kingdom have easily the biggest stake in foreign-owned farmland in Australia, while Chinese interests own less than 0.5 per cent of Australia's agricultural land.
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So English speaking ties still dominate. Wonder what ethnic background the investors based in the UK and the US hail from, and whether that makes a difference to perceptions of being taken over by foreigners.
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Why Emotions Are Integral to Learning

Why Emotions Are Integral to Learning | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Understanding how deeply connected emotions are to learning can help reframe the conversation around what works in schools.
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Why burkinis are a good thing, The World This Week - BBC World Service

Why burkinis are a good thing, The World This Week - BBC World Service | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
They're banned from some French beaches - but Shaimaa Khalil approves of them.
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Australian inequality rising as top 20% increase wealth and income – report

Australian inequality rising as top 20% increase wealth and income – report | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Top earners are now pulling in five times as much as those at the bottom and the wealthiest have 70 times the assets of the poorest, the Australian Council of Social Service says, as it calls for a stronger social safety net...
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You can increase your intelligence: 5 ways to maximize your cognitive potential

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A Map of Empathy and Apathy: Some Countries We Care for More than Others

A Map of Empathy and Apathy: Some Countries We Care for More than Others | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Compassion comes is five concentric zones, according to this cynical map.
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22 profound Arabic sayings that will clear your mind

22 profound Arabic sayings that will clear your mind | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
An ancient way of life and thinking that remains truly fascinating.
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Bill Nye: Race is a Human Construct

The Science Guy explores the social lessons to be learned from evolution. Paramount is that race, both as a classification for humans and dogs, is not a natural construct.
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US Distorts Asia’s Wisdom about the World, Says Harvard Prof

US Distorts Asia’s Wisdom about the World, Says Harvard Prof | Intercultural Effectiveness | Scoop.it
Asian philosophies have proven extremely influential in the United States, but are they being interpreted correctly? Frequently not, says Harvard China historian Michael Puett.
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