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Methods, techniques and strategies for building intercultural competence
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The Value of Cultural Competence - Updates in the Area of Human ...

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Exposure to new cultures and to multicultural social networks and teams is more likely to have positive consequences if those involved have been properly trained to understand and appreciate fundamental cultural differences and values that ...
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Sample Half Day Global Competitiveness Program Design

Sample Half Day Global Competitiveness Program Design | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it
Many of us have found ourselves in the difficult situation in which people ask us to equip others to be cross-culturally effective and globally competitive – and then give us just a few short hou...
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Diversity Education DOES Work – Part II « The Inclusion Solution

Diversity Education DOES Work – Part II « The Inclusion Solution | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it
... (DMIS) as first conceived by Dr. Milton Bennett, the IDI, now owned by IDI, LLC led by Dr. Mitchell Hammer, provides a baseline and a structure for understanding how we think about cultural differences and similarities.
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Why is Intercultural Competence Helpful? The Case of the Ion Exchange Resins

Why is Intercultural Competence Helpful? The Case of the Ion Exchange Resins | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it
Is there a bottom-line business benefit to intercultural competence? As someone who has lived and breathed cross-cultural and intercultural business competency for well over thirty years, that ques...

 

In-depth example of how intercultural competence can make or break a business partnership.

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Anna Shildrick's curator insight, January 14, 2014 7:09 PM

Great example of why multinationals need intercultural trainers!

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ScienceDirect.com - Journal of Experimental Social Psychology - Getting a Word in Group-wise: Effects of Racial Diversity on Gender Dynamics

ScienceDirect.com - Journal of Experimental Social Psychology - Getting a Word in Group-wise: Effects of Racial Diversity on Gender Dynamics | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it

Remember that cross-cultural, intercultural dynamics can be very different from the monocultural variety.

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Intercultural Competence | Build your Foundation with Self-awareness

Intercultural Competence | Build your Foundation with Self-awareness | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it
Why is cultural self- awareness important for developing intercultural competence? Here are 5 reasons...
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How You Can Simplify Intercultural Communication

How You Can Simplify Intercultural Communication | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it
Speaking, writing and listening seem complex when you use English as a foreign language within an intercultural business context.
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Test your cultural competence with this NEW BOOK from ...

Test your cultural competence with this NEW BOOK from ... | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it
Subtle Differences, Big Faux Pas: Test Your Cultural Competence by Elizabeth Vennekens-Kelley helps you negotiate your way through the maze of potential cultural blunders we face on relocating. 32 sections, each with a quiz at the end.
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Contemporary Leadership and Intercultural Competence: Exploring the Cross-Cultural Dynamics Within Organizations Review | Jobs With Training

Contemporary Leadership and Intercultural Competence: Exploring the Cross-Cultural Dynamics Within Organizations Review | Jobs With Training | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it
Contemporary Leadership and Intercultural Competence: Exploring the Cross-Cultural Dynamics Within Organizations Review (Contemporary #Leadership and Intercultural Competence: Exploring the Cross-Cultural Dynamics… http://t.co/qqS9Rvaf...)...
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Cross-Cultural Leadership: How to Create People Alignment (Part 1 ...

Cross-Cultural Leadership: How to Create People Alignment (Part 1 ... | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it
Effectively dealing with cross-cultural challenges like these is rapidly becoming one of the key differentiators for effective leaders and successful companies. The cross-cultural business ...
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SIETAR India's 5th Annual Conference, “From Internationalization to ...

SIETAR India's 5th Annual Conference in Mumbai “From Internationalization to Intercultural Competence”. On the 2nd & 3rd February 2013 at YB Chavan Centre, Mumbai, India. Read More: SIETAR India's 5th Annual ...
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The New Science of Building Great Teams

The New Science of Building Great Teams | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it

Like this is news. We've known it and taught it for a long time, people. But it is definitely true! And now it comes from HBR.

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Movie Review: The Separation of Nader va Simin (Iran)

Movie Review: The Separation of Nader va Simin (Iran) | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it
The media attention on Israel’s potential response to Iran’s nuclear activity has piqued my interest to learn a bit more about Iranian culture. Last week our family watched a most incr...
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Cultivate Intercultural Trust

Cultivate Intercultural Trust | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it

I searched for the second part of this, the how-to part, but sadly couldn't find it. Here, anyway, is her what not to do part....

 

"There are tangible steps that you can take to expand your ability to cultivate intercultural trust."

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Sherwood Fleming's comment, June 17, 2012 12:24 PM
Thanks so much for posting this. To clarify, this is number 7 in a series of 50, with the follow-up to be posted next week. Apologies for any confusion.
Dianne Hofner Saphiere's comment, June 17, 2012 1:10 PM
Wonderful to hear, Sherwood! Thank you! We will look forward to reading the next installment.
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Culture-specific vs Culture-general, article by Janet Bennett

Culture-specific vs Culture-general, article by Janet Bennett | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it

Our natural--and appropriate--instinct is to seek specific information when we are going to a specific place. Who among us, assigned to Bangalore, would not read everything we could find about India? This is certainly necessary, but unfortunately not sufficient. Without understanding culture in general, we may find ourselves with an insufficiently stocked toolkit, unable to handle many of the tasks at hand.

In the field of intercultural training, this contrast is described by the terms "culture general" and "culture specific." Culture general simply refers to frameworks that provide a perspective for comparing and contrasting cultures. Since these frameworks are based on abstract categories from anthropology, intercultural communication, linguistics, and organizational psychology, they do not refer to any particular cultures, but rather provide general categories that facilitate our exploration of values, beliefs, and behaviors in any culture.  

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Long term cultural differences and anticipating the assumed obvious

Interesting first-person account of cross-cultural adjustment and the learning/adaptation cycle.

 

After three years (what the hell when did that happen?!) in Guadeloupe, I’ve become accustomed to many things I was definitely struggling with in the beginning.  There are some mannerisms wo...
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The Connection between Creativity and Intercultural Competence

The Connection between Creativity and Intercultural Competence | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it
If I were to ask you what it takes to be effective across cultures, what comes to mind? If you are anything like me, then you have probably started to rattle off some of the classics: self-awarenes...
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How You Can Simplify Intercultural Communication

How You Can Simplify Intercultural Communication | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it

CD Note: speech acts are important, and may be rather universal. How speech acts are enacted, however, the word choice, tone, communication style, etc., are very culturally relative. See the book, "Communication Highwire" for more detail on this.

 

Speaking, writing and listening seem complex when you use English as a foreign language within an intercultural business context.
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Map of Some Major Cultural Differences

Map of Some Major Cultural Differences | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it

Use freely with reference and be sure to download the full article.

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Designing and Implementing Global Diversity | Cultural Detective Blog

Designing and Implementing Global Diversity | Cultural Detective Blog | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it
To be held July 23-27 in Portland, Oregon, as part of the Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication, the workshop is designed for intermediate and advanced designers, developers, and others launching or anticipating launch of ...
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Facial Expressions: Smiles, Frowns Not Universal After All, Study Suggests

Facial Expressions: Smiles, Frowns Not Universal After All, Study Suggests | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it
A smile and a frown mean the same thing everywhere—or so say many anthropologists and evolutionary psychologists, who for more than a century have argued that all humans express basic emotions the same way.
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Global Success By Trial and Error? | Cultural Detective Blog

Global Success By Trial and Error? | Cultural Detective Blog | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it
This entry was posted in How-to and tagged Business, communication, Cross-cultural, Cross-cultural communication, Cultural Detective, Education and Training, global business effectiveness, intercultural competence, ...
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Intercultural Competence

Intercultural Competence | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it
As an International Business major, we are required to minor in a language. This is part of the reason why I became an IB major, I wanted to minor in Spanish. This being said, most companies that d...
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Top 4 YouTube resources for oral history and folklore interviews

Top 4 YouTube resources for oral history and folklore interviews | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it

Folklorist Dale Jarvis shares his top four picks for YouTube resources for folklore interviewing and oral history techniques.

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“Diversity Training Doesn’t Work!”

“Diversity Training Doesn’t Work!” | Intercultural Training (Skill Development) | Scoop.it
“Diversity Training Doesn’t Work: Rather than extinguish prejudice, diversity training promotes it!” This was the title of a 12 March 2012 Psychology Today online article. While so many of us...
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