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Handbook of International and Intercultural Communication

Handbook of International and Intercultural Communication

  • Author: William B. Gudykunst,Bella Mody
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 9780761920908
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 606
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This Second Edition illustrates how the field is composed and looks at how it has grown. The four parts examine cross-cultural communication; intercultural communication; international communication; and development communication. Each part begins with a chapter on theories and closes with one on issues. This Edition is thoroughly revised and reorganized with expanded coverage of international, development, and cross-cultural communication and new chapters.

Cross-Cultural and Intercultural Communication

Cross-Cultural and Intercultural Communication

  • Author: William B. Gudykunst
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 9780761929000
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 302
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This book has the chapters from the Handbook of International and Intercultural Communication, Second Edition relating to the structure and growth of cross-cultural and intercultural communication. With an expanded forward by William Gudykunst it is an invaluable resource for students and lecturers of communications studies.

APA Handbook of Intercultural Communication

APA Handbook of Intercultural Communication

  • Author: David Ricky Matsumoto
  • Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
  • ISBN: 9781433807787
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 329
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In today's globalized world of international contact and multicultural interaction, effective intercultural communication is increasingly a prerequisite for social harmony and organizational success. The APA Handbook of Intercultural Communication illustrates how the practical, problem-solving approach of applied linguistics can illuminate a range of issues that arise in real-life intercultural interaction. Experts from a range of social science disciplines, including psychology, applied thoughts, and anthropology, describe, analyze, and where possible, propose solutions to language-related problems. This book presents theoretical and applied examinations of topics that have contemporary relevance in intercultural settings, including power, dominance, discrimination, social boundaries, taboos, conflict, and identity. Applied chapters cover intercultural communication in school, work, and health care settings as well as in intimate relationships and in training environments. When we use language to interact with one another, we become involved in a continuous and dynamic process of exchange. This fact makes interpersonal communication a fascinating area for behavioral research. During the give-and-take of discourse, the communicators exchange facts, ideas, views, opinions, emotions, and intentions in such a way as to enhance or impede social relationships; create, maintain, and adapt identities; and create or resolve conflicts. In the APA Handbook of Interpersonal Communication, distinguished scholars apply the problem-solving perspectives of applied linguistics to answer fundamental questions. The volume is divided into two parts that examine both theoretical and applied topics. Thus, the contributors critically appraise the relevance of applied linguistics to not only understanding but also solving everyday language-related problems.

Handbook of Intercultural Communication and Cooperation

Handbook of Intercultural Communication and Cooperation

Basics and Areas of Application

  • Author: Alexander Thomas,Eva-Ulrike Kinast,Sylvia Schroll-Machl
  • Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
  • ISBN: 3525403275
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 412
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Intercultural competence and collaboration with individuals from diverse national origins are today important skills. This handbook comprehends an overall strategic concept for interculturality in corporations. The ability to communicate with people from diverse cultural backgrounds is becoming increasingly important. Many employers consider intercultural competence to be a key criterion for selecting qualified candidates. The authors discuss practical approaches for intercultural trainings, methodology, and evaluation procedures based on current research. They explore the intercultural factor within corporations particularly as it relates to human resource development, negotiating, dealing with conflict, and project management. Thoughts on developing an overall strategy for interculturality round off this handbook.

Handbook of Intercultural Communication

Handbook of Intercultural Communication

  • Author: Helga Kotthoff,Helen Spencer-Oatey
  • Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
  • ISBN: 3110198584
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 582
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In today’s globalized world of international contact and multicultural interaction, effective intercultural communication is increasingly seen as a pre-requisite for social harmony and organisational success. This handbook takes a ?problem-solving? approach to the various issues that arise in real-life intercultural interaction. The editors have brought together experts from a range of disciplines, including linguistics, psychology and anthropology, to provide a multidisciplinary perspective on the field, whilst simultaneously anchoring it in Applied Linguistics. Key features: provides a state-of-the-art description of different areas in the context of intercultural communication presents a critical appraisal of the relevance of the field offers solutions of everyday language-related problems international handbook with contributions from renown experts in the field

Theories in Intercultural Communication

Theories in Intercultural Communication

  • Author: Young Yun Kim,William B Gudykunst
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9780803931503
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 328
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This volume provides an up to date overview and assessment of intercultural communication theories. Advancements stimulated by empirical research resulting from the 1983 title in the same series, Intercultural Communication Theory, are reflected in this volume. In addition to revised chapters on such topics as constructivist theory, coordinated management theory, convergence theory, and adaptation in intercultural relationships, a number of new perspectives have been developed, including discussions on intercultural tranformation and network theory. Contributors from UK and Australia serve to broaden the scope. Just as the earlier volume helped to define the field, Theorizing Intercultural Communication is an important contrib

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Intercultural Communication

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Intercultural Communication

  • Author: Jane Jackson
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1136649522
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 632
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The Routledge Handbook of Language and Intercultural Communication constitutes a comprehensive introduction to the multidisciplinary field of intercultural communication, drawing on the expertise of leading scholars from diverse backgrounds. The Handbook is structured in five sections and covers historical perspectives, core issues and topics, and new debates in the field, with a particular focus on the language dimension. Among the key themes addressed are: the foundation of intercultural communication; core themes and issues; putting intercultural communication theory into practice; new debates and future directions. The Handbook includes an introduction and overview by the editor, which provides readers with an indication of the focus of each section and chapter. The Routledge Handbook of Language and Intercultural Communication is the ideal resource for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of applied linguistics, TESOL/TEFL and communication studies.

The Handbook of Critical Intercultural Communication

The Handbook of Critical Intercultural Communication

  • Author: Thomas K. Nakayama,Rona Tamiko Halualani
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9781444390674
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 648
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The Handbook of Critical Intercultural Communication aims to furnish scholars with a consolidated resource of works that highlights all aspects of the field, its historical inception, logics, terms, and possibilities. A consolidated resource of works that highlights all aspects of this developing field, its historical inception, logics, terms, and possibilities Traces the significant historical developments in intercultural communication Helps students and scholars to revisit, assess, and reflect on the formation of critical intercultural communication studies Posits new directions for the field in terms of theorizing, knowledge production, and social justice engagement

International and Development Communication

International and Development Communication

A 21st-Century Perspective

  • Author: Bella Mody
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 9780761929017
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 304
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This book has the chapters from the Handbook of International and Intercultural Communication, Second Edition relating to the structure and growth of international and development communication. With expanded introductions by Bella Mody to both fields it is an invaluable resource for students and lecturers of communications studies.

Handbook of Intercultural Training

Handbook of Intercultural Training

  • Author: Dan Landis,Janet Bennett,Milton J. Bennett
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 0761923322
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 515
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This handbook deals with the question of how people can best live and work with others who come from very different cultural backgrounds. Handbook of Intercultural Training provides an overview of current trends and issues in the field of intercultural training. Contributors represent a wide range of disciplines including psychology, interpersonal communication, human resource management, international management, anthropology, social work, and education. Twenty-four chapters, all new to this edition, cover an array of topics including training for specific contexts, instrumentation and methods, and training design.

The SAGE Handbook of Intercultural Competence

The SAGE Handbook of Intercultural Competence

  • Author: Darla K. Deardorff
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1412960452
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 542
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Bringing together leading experts and scholars from around the world, this Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the latest theories and research on intercultural competence. It will be a useful and invaluable resource to administrators, faculty, researchers, and students.

Cross-cultural adaptation

Cross-cultural adaptation

current approaches

  • Author: Young Yun Kim,William B. Gudykunst
  • Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 320
  • View: 7722
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How do people adapt to life in a foreign country? Is the process different for immigrants, refugees and diplomats, or do all individuals in a new cultural milieu share common adaptation experiences? This multi-disciplinary volume considers the cross-cultural adaptation process from psychological, sociological, anthropological and communication perspectives. Using diverse case examples, it integrates theoretical and empirical research and presents studies of both long- and short-term adaptation.

The Handbook of Communication in Cross-cultural Perspective

The Handbook of Communication in Cross-cultural Perspective

  • Author: Donal Carbaugh
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1317485599
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 412
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This handbook brings together 26 ethnographic research reports from around the world about communication. The studies explore 13 languages from 17 countries across 6 continents. Together, the studies examine, through cultural analyses, communication practices in cross-cultural perspective. In doing so, and as a global community of scholars, the studies explore the diversity in ways communication is understood around the world, examine specific cultural traditions in the study of communication, and thus inform readers about the range of ways communication is understood around the world. Some of the communication practices explored include complaining, hate speech, irreverence, respect, and uses of the mobile phone. The focus of the handbook, however, is dual in that it brings into view both communication as an academic discipline and its use to unveil culturally situated practices. By attending to communication in these ways, as a discipline and a specific practice, the handbook is focused on, and will be an authoritative resource for understanding communication in cross-cultural perspective. Designed at the nexus of various intellectual traditions such as the ethnography of communication, linguistic ethnography, and cultural approaches to discourse, the handbook employs, then, a general approach which, when used, understands communication in its particular cultural scenes and communities.

Culture and Interpersonal Communication

Culture and Interpersonal Communication

  • Author: William B. Gudykunst,Stella Ting-Toomey
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9780803929456
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 280
  • View: 1849
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The authors examine the theoretical influence of culture on interpersonal communication. They provide a framework for guiding future, and for interpreting past, research in the field. Because cross-cultural comparisons of interpersonal communication must be theoretically based, culture must be treated as a variable in research. This concept is presented in the first two chapters and then applied to specific areas of research. Previous research is reinterpreted in the light of this concept, and explanations are provided on how culture has influenced specific areas such as situational factors, verbal and nonverbal communication styles, interpersonal and intergroup relationships.

Handbook of Intercultural Communication

Handbook of Intercultural Communication

  • Author: Helga Kotthoff,Helen Spencer-Oatey
  • Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
  • ISBN: 3110198584
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 582
  • View: 374
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In today’s globalized world of international contact and multicultural interaction, effective intercultural communication is increasingly seen as a pre-requisite for social harmony and organisational success. This handbook takes a ?problem-solving? approach to the various issues that arise in real-life intercultural interaction. The editors have brought together experts from a range of disciplines, including linguistics, psychology and anthropology, to provide a multidisciplinary perspective on the field, whilst simultaneously anchoring it in Applied Linguistics. Key features: provides a state-of-the-art description of different areas in the context of intercultural communication presents a critical appraisal of the relevance of the field offers solutions of everyday language-related problems international handbook with contributions from renown experts in the field

Handbook of Intercultural Training

Handbook of Intercultural Training

Area Studies in Intercultural Training

  • Author: Dan Landis,Richard W. Brislin
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • ISBN: 1483158365
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 326
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Handbook of Intercultural Training, Volume III: Area Studies in Intercultural Training deals with information about the countries in which people will be living and working, where trainers want new and better country-specific information that can be incorporated into their programs. This volume contains two parts, wherein the first part deals with training in educational institutions where existing programs are examined. An intercultural competence in bilingual teacher-training programs is presented, and the intercultural communications skills imparted to trainers/teachers are examined. Also addressed are methods to facilitate education on cross-cultural matters to college level students. To put cross-cultural relations in perspective, the topic of American and foreign students in the United States in a university context is discussed, and its implications for theory, future research, and applied intercultural programming are further examined. Part II is concerned with area studies and covers Sub-Sahara Africa, Islamic countries such as Iran, Americans in Australia, Oceania, India, Japan, Canada, and the American retiree abroad. The inclusion of this section shows the types of content that can be included in the preparation of training programs. Trainers and cross-cultural workers, foreign workers, diplomats, foreign students, immigrants, and even transients working and living in a different culture will find this volume a wealthy source of information.

The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication

The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication

  • Author: Christina Bratt Paulston,Scott F. Kiesling,Elizabeth S. Rangel
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1405162724
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 531
  • View: 333
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The Handbook of Intercultural Discourse and Communication contains contributions from established scholars and up-and-coming researchers from a range of disciplines to survey the theoretical perspectives and applied work in this burgeoning area of linguistics. Features contributions from established researchers in sociolinguistics and intercultural discourse Explores the theoretical perspectives underlying work in the field Examines the history of the field, work in cross-cultural communication, and features of discourse ..

The Handbook of Communication Ethics

The Handbook of Communication Ethics

  • Author: George Cheney,Professor Department of Communication George Cheney,Steve May,Debashish Munshi
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1135846677
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 560
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The Handbook of Communication Ethics serves as a comprehensive guide to the study of communication and ethics. It brings together analyses and applications based on recognized ethical theories as well as those outside the traditional domain of ethics but which engage important questions of power, equality, and justice. The work herein encourages readers to make important connections between matters of social justice and ethical theory. This volume makes an unparalleled contribution to the literature of communication studies, through consolidating knowledge about the multiple relationships between communication and ethics; by systematically treating areas of application; and by introducing explicit and implicit examinations of communication ethics to one another. The Handbook takes an international approach, analyzing diverse cultural contexts and comparative assessments. The chapters in this volume cover a wide range of theoretical perspectives on communication and ethics, including feminist, postmodern and postcolonial; engage with communication contexts such as interpersonal and small group communication, journalism, new media, visual communication, public relations, and marketing; and explore contemporary issues such as democracy, religion, secularism, the environment, trade, law, and economics. The chapters also consider the dialectical tensions between theory and practice; academic and popular discourses; universalism and particularism; the global and the local; and rationality and emotion. An invaluable resource for scholars in communication and related disciplines, the Handbook also serves as a main point of reference in graduate and upper-division undergraduate courses in communication and ethics. It stands as an exceptionally comprehensive resource for the study of communication and ethics.

Bridging Japanese/North American Differences

Bridging Japanese/North American Differences

  • Author: William B. Gudykunst,Tsukasa Nishida
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 9780803948358
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 148
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In this volume, Gudykunst applies his world-renowned approach to intercultural communication to the specifics of Japanese//North American communication. After laying out the basic theories of intercultural communication, the authors explain the similarities and differences in patterns of communication in Japan and the United States. They then demonstrate how an understanding of these contrasting patterns can help Japanese and North Americans communicate more effectively. By examining issues such as attitudes and stereotypes, ways to deepen the understanding of Japanese behaviour are suggested. Also discussed are the factors that influence motivation, knowledge and skills to increase communication effectiveness.

Theorizing About Intercultural Communication

Theorizing About Intercultural Communication

  • Author: William B. Gudykunst
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 0761927492
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 480
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In Theorizing About Intercultural Communication, editor William B. Gudykunst brings together key theories that have shaped and influenced human intercultural communication. This text provides an excellent overview of the major theories currently in use and examines how these theories will also support the foundation for future research in this area. Contributors to this text include individuals who actually developed the theories covered in the book. Each contributor highlights the evolution, development, and application of the theory to provide a thorough and contemporary view of the field.