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Improving Intercultural Interactions : Modules for Cross-Cultural Training Programs - Richard W. Brislin

Improving Intercultural Interactions

Modules for Cross-Cultural Training Programs

By: Richard W. Brislin (Editor), Tomoko Yoshida (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st February 1994
ISBN: 9780803954106
Number Of Pages: 368

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Training modules prepared and extensively tested by distinguished professionals in cross-cultural training and research make up this valuable resource for consultants, counselling psychologists and personnel officers. The modules encourage productive and effective intercultural interactions in a variety of settings - business, education and the social and health services.



Each module combines experiential exercises, self-assessment instruments, traditional written teaching material, case studies and/or critical incidents, and addresses: awareness of culture and cultural differences; knowledge necessary for adjustment; and the challenges to people's equilibrium brought about by intercultural experiences. Furthermore, each module provides opportunities to identify and practise skills to assist in people's adjustment.

The Content of Cross-Cultural Training
An Introduction
The World of Business
Working Cooperatively with People from Different Cultures
Cross-Cultural Training for the Global Executive
Gender Relations in the Workplace
Using Approaches from the Field of Cross-Cultural Training
Individualism and Collectivism as the Source of Many Specific Cultural Differences
Education
Cross-Cultural Training for Adolescents and Professionals Who Work with Youth Exchange Programs
Preparing Teachers for an Intercultural Context
Intercultural Education at the University Level
Teacher-Student Interaction
International Students and International Student Advisers
Social and Health Services
Intercultural Communication for Health Care Professionals
Intercultural Interactions in Welfare Work
Multicultural Counseling
Communication Across Cultural Boundaries
Interpersonal versus Noninterpersonal Reality
An Effective Tool Individualists Can Use to Better Understand Collectivists
Nonverbal Behavior in Intercultural Interaction
Approaching Cultural Crossover in Language Learning
Training Bilinguals to Interpret in the Community
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ISBN: 9780803954106
ISBN-10: 0803954107
Series: Sage University Papers Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 1st February 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.8  x 2.29
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 3