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SMU-X Survival Toolkit: Cross-Cultural Communication
This guide provides useful information and links to resources on SMU-X.
As the VUCA world becomes increasingly global, the need for effective cross-cultural communication is necessary, especially for students managing SMU-X overseas projects. A lack of knowledge in this area can offend, confuse or send misunderstood messages which could lead to broken relations with your stakeholders. The following resources provides insights on how to manage the complicated world of communication across different cultures.
This cross-cultural communication video is a powerful tool to train you on skills for a multicultural organization. Empower youself to communicate more effectively, master non-verbal interaction, and understand what's really being said across cultures.
Examine the non-verbal communication differences that are driven by the integration of biology and culture. You'll learn about the concepts of mono- and polychronic time cultures, of high and low context cultures, and individualist versus collectivist cultures.
Angelo Vermeulen is an artist, biologist, space systems researcher. His work ties together technological, ecological, and social systems through group engagement and collaboration. Vermeulen will share his insights acquired while working with communities in different corners of the world. He will focus on the importance of open communication channels, autonomy, and diversity.
Pellegrino, being a cross-cultural expert, shares his personal and professional experience about how do different cultures successfully coexist next to each other. Is it difficult to live in a country, being an expat? Do you know how to establish the mutual understanding between two nationalities?
Six tips on cross-cultural communication
Communicating well across different cultures, backgrounds and experiences is an important skill. Here, experts from across campus give tips on how to navigate these sometimes fraught conversations.
Critical Issues in Cross Cultural Management by Jessica L. Wildman (Editor); Richard L. Griffith (Editor); Brigitte K. Armon (Editor)This stimulating book surveys the research on the challenges and opportunities encountered when working within culturally and geographically diverse organizational settings. Expert contributors pose and address complex questions regarding cultural competence and leadership in today's rich landscape of global organizations, multiple-leader teams, extensive coordination among locations, and ever-evolving virtual communication technologies. The ideas described here focus not only on building cultural skills to develop and sustain teams, but also on applying knowledge, building insight, evaluating performance, and training team members to be leaders. Among the book's innovations: the Globally Intelligent Leadership framework, strategies for building multicultural collaborative leadership, military and peacemaking perspectives, and new approaches for assessing cross-cultural competencies. Included in the coverage: · Globally Intelligent Leadership: toward an integration of competencies. · Considerations and best practices for developing cultural competency models in applied work domains. · Cultural dilemmas and sociocultural encounters: an approach for understanding, assessing, and analyzing culture. · Conflict competence in a multicultural world. · Twenty countries in twenty years: modeling, assessing, and training generalizable cross-cultural skills. · Expecting the unexpected: cognitive and affective adaptation across cultures. Critical Issues in Cross Cultural Management will interest students, scholars, and practitioners in industrial organizational psychology, organizational behavior, work psychology, and applied psychology programs looking for a summary of up-to-date research and viewpoints on this increasingly salient topic.
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Publication Date: 2016-12-06
Cross-Cultural Communication by Brian Hurn; Barry TomalinA comprehensive survey of the key areas of research in cross-cultural communication, based on the authors' experience in organizing and delivering courses for undergraduate and postgraduate students and in business training in the UK and overseas.