Handbook of intercultural training

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Sage Publications, 1996 - Business & Economics - 460 pages
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Completely revised and updated, the new edition of the Handbook of Intercultural Training reviews and summarizes the state of the art in the field of intercultural training. Organized into three sections, the book first deals with the theoretical and methodological issues inherent in understanding intercultural relations and training. The second part considers the contexts in which training takes place as well as some specific techniques. In the final section, issues specific to particular parts of the world are dealt with. These include Eastern Europe, China, Central and South America and Israel, which have all faced turbulent times in the last decade.

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Contents

The Role of Culture Theory in the Study of Culture and Intercultural Training
17
Ethics in Intercultural Training
35
Designing Intercultural Training
61
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About the author (1996)

Rabi S. Bhagat is Professor of Management, The Fogelman College of Business and Economics, The University of Memphis. He is Fellow, American Psychological Society, 2003, Fellow, International Academy for Intercultural Research, 2001, Fellow, American Psychological Association, 1998 and Fellow, The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the American Psychological Association, 1997. Professor Bhagat was awarded the James McKeen Cattell Award for Research Design from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology of the American Psychological Association, 1979. His research is on Human Stress and Cognition in Organizations, Cross-Cultural, Comparative, and International Management, and Knowledge Creation and Transfer in Global Enterprises. Professor Bhagat has published articles in many refereed journals. His published books include: Landis, D. and Bhagat, R. S. (1996) (Editors) Handbook of Intercultural Training, (second edition) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. Quick, J.C., Bhagat, R. S., Dalton, J.E., & Quick, J.D. (1987) (Editors). Work Stress: Health Care Systems in the Workplace. New York, Praeger Special Studies, Praeger Scientific Publishers. 1987. Beehr, T. A., and Bhagat, R. S. (1985) (Editors) Human Stress and Cognition in Organizations: An Integrative Perspective. New York: John Wiley Interscience Series on Organizational Assessment and Change. (Series editors: Edward E. Lawler and Stanley E. Seashore). 1985.