Intercultural competence

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  • Ethics And Cross-Cultural Diversity Essay

    9.ETHICS AND CROSS-CULTURAL DIVERSITY In this increasingly global world, it is extremely important to understand the differences in cultures and how these differences can potentially affect the communication between members of different cultures in an organization. Many communication barriers exist even when we speak the same language. Adding cultural and language differences to the mix can compound the potential for miscommunication. By understanding and acknowledging how the following…

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  • Differences Between Cultural Relativism And Universal Human Rights

    Sukey Waller: cultural brokers (Fadiman, A). As Sukey explains her immediate integration in the Hmong community, “the long way around is often the shortest way from point A to point B” (Fadiman, A); developed by the National Center for Cultural Competence, “Bridging the Cultural Divide in Health Care Settings: The Essential Role of Cultural Broker Programs” explain 'cultural brokering ' through multiple definition, from describing the…

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  • Hong Kong Culture Analysis

    Introduction The culture in Hong Kong is varies from time to time, there are many unclear lines have been drawn in defining the cultural change since there are different narratives told by different “Hong Kongers”. From defining the cultural change in Hong Kong, to taking for granted that a genuine Hong Kong culture does exist. Especially after the handover of Hong Kong in 1997, it has propelled the the analysis of social and cultural phenomena in Hong Kong (Cheung & Tam, 1999). So, the period…

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  • Difference Between Nation And Nationalism

    The terms ‘nation’ and ‘nationalism’ are part of everyday jargon and are inevitably interlinked. Nation commonly refers to a community of people that are associated with a particular territory or region and have been brought together as a result of the conjunction of psychological, cultural and political factors. These may also include literature, history, language, customs and religion. It is these elements that help people become conscious of a shared identity and brings within them a sense of…

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  • International Business Culture Analysis

    Introduction With a large number of companies operating internationally, coupled with their constant growth, the world is opening up for new foreign firms. Because of high competition, the companies operating abroad are faced with a much larger tasks than ever before. When going international, some of the challenges they face, not only include products or services, but communications between cultural differences. A company must handle new and unfamiliar cultural differences, quickly learning…

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  • Importance Of Cultural Experiences In One Out Of Many By Naipaul

    A cultural encounter is the interaction of one or more culture with another culture. Culture encounter is not only a condition related to nationality or ethnicity, but it could also be an interaction between two members of any two groups with different norms, such as men and women. The interactions of people from different cultures require the understanding and respect of people’s beliefs, the way they live life and to discover new things about their world and cultures. However, culture…

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  • Traitor To The Nation Analysis

    There are many different cultures that exist in our current society. Many cultural conflicts in the past have led to superiority of cultures over others, which has resulted in slavery in some cases. This leads to the concept of cultures, clashes, communities and freedom. These concepts can be conveyed through many different ideas in texts. The two texts The astonishing life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation by M.T. Anderson and The Arrival by Shaun Tan, convey the ideas of cultural…

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  • Cultural Face Off Proposition

    This essay will address the concept of positive and negative face and how it is communicated within an intercultural environment. The concept will be developed using a personal experience of travelling to Indonesia to demonstrate the influence of understanding interpersonal communication. Additionally, the essay will highlight the four propositions within Identity Management Theory, with emphasis on the Cultural Face Off proposition evident during my Indonesian experience. Furthermore, the essay…

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  • Cultural Pluralism Definition

    Race is a social construct that has only served to cause separation between groups of different backgrounds. Upon interaction between groups of people, there are many ways that groups would react given their differences. In his essay, Models of American Ethnic Relations: A Historical Perspective, author George M. Fredrickson labels 4 cultural interactions that have occurred when people of different ethnic backgrounds have interacted throughout American History: Ethnic Hierarchy, One-Way…

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  • The Importance Of International Culture

    What a tough question! As I need to cover the span of the world here, and quite possibly, every culture out there, it is important that I go through many steps to make sure everyone is comfortable. Each continent is made up of several countries, which can then in turn, have many different cultures within themselves. So, the first thing I would do if I were the one holding the meeting, is find out the specific country that each person is from, if possible - not just the continent. This would…

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