View larger. Striking a unique balance between skills and theory, Intercultural Competence provides students with the background and confidence to succeed in today's multicultural environment. Blending both the practical and theoretical, the concrete and abstract, this textbook is both enjoyable to read and thoroughly researched. By clearly explaining different theories and the significance of cultural patterns and having students practice what they learn via examples in the book, Intercultural Competence better prepares students to interact in intercultural relationships. The text also provides a discussion of important ethical and social issues relating to intercultural communication.
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The text provides a discussion of important ethical and social issues relating to intercultural communication and encourages students to apply vivid examples that will prepare them to interact better in intercultural relationships.
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If you're interested in creating a cost-saving package for your students, contact your Pearson rep. Myron W. Ron Lustig is a renowned teacher, writer, scholar, and researcher. After receiving his Ph. He is a former editor of Communication Reports and is currently on the editorial boards of several intercultural communication journals.
His teaching and research interests include intercultural, group, and interpersonal communication theories, methods, and processes. Lustig has written 9 books or book revisions, over 30 scholarly research articles, and numerous conference papers.
During several recent spring semesters, he has gained additional practical and theoretical lessons about Intercultural Competence while teaching intercultural communication to undergraduate and graduate students at Shanghai International Studies University. Jolene Koester was president of California State University, Northridge, one of the largest and most diverse campuses in the campus California State University system, from Under her leadership, the University improved graduation and retention rates, created a user-friendly campus, strengthened connections with the community, and increased fundraising.
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Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Appreciate the impact of cultural patterns on intercultural communication. Series This product is part of the following series. MySearchLab Series. An easy-to-read conversational style and full-color design makes the concepts in the book accessible to students. A healthy blend of the practical and the theoretical provides both a thorough grounding in the conceptual ideas and an applied orientation that makes those ideas tangible.
A chapter on cultural identity and the role of cultural biases includes discussion of ethnocentrism, stereotyping, prejudice, discrimination, and racism. Emphasis on intercultural relationships and inclusion of important non-Western concepts provide a well-rounded, comprehensive discussion for students. Special attention is paid to the impact of technology on intercultural communication. New to This Edition. The language describing Kluckhohn and Strodtbeck's taxonomy has been updated.
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