I am writing from Switzerland, where I live and work. This is a difficult place to explain to people in the Americas and Asia. To people in Europe it is familiar, perhaps a bit quaint. 504 more words
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How do you teach intercultural communication ? Typically you will be dealing with pairs of cultures – for example, trying to teach Swiss to communicate with Japanese. 491 more words
By Austin B. Hahn
What role does competent communication play in helping alleviate outright prejudice and discrimination?
The competent communicator acknowledges that negative feelings may arise when interacting with people from another culture, but he or she minimizes them by understanding the values that pertain to that culture. 39 more words