When did you last enjoy being part of a (culturally) diverse team? Diverse teams have three options: They may end up in conflict, they may perform like regular teams, or they may outperform such teams in creative and cooperative potential.
Novels and films are a window for us to look into other cultures. A good story can transport us into an alien culture, make us experience what others experience, understand what they understand, and feel what they feel. Without good translations, however, even the best stories have diminished cross-cultural appeal.
Case studies and the study by Schnabel remind us of how carefully we need to design the feedback phase when working with an intercultural assessment tool.
A key goal of study abroad programs is to enable students to develop their intercultural competences. Global organizations likewise assume that international experience predicts intercultural..
When did you last check your Intercultural Sensitivity? Hard facts about a soft skill If you could choose between Knowing China’s Top 10 Do’s and Taboos and Sensing How Your Chinese Business Partner Feels Right Now: What would you choose?