Building Cultural Competence

Building Cultural Competence

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For HR directors, corporate trainers, college administrators, diversity trainers and study abroad educators, this book provides a cutting-edge framework and an innovative collection of ready-to-use tools and activities to help build cultural competencea€”from the basics of understanding core concepts of culture to the complex work of negotiating identity and resolving cultural differences. Building Cultural Competence presents the latest work in the intercultural field and provides step-by-step instructions for how to effectively work with the new models, frameworks, and exercises for building learnersa€™ cultural competence. Featuring fresh activities and tools from experienced coaches, trainers, and facilitators from around the globe, this collection of over 50 easy-to-use activities and models has been used successfully worldwide in settings that range from Fortune 500 corporations to the World Bank, non-profits, and universities. Learn updates on classic models like the DIE (Description, Interpretation, Evaluation) framework and the U-Curve model of adjustment. Engage in new exercises to help build intercultural competence, using the practical step-by-step guidance on how to effectively facilitate these activities. Stay relevant and have positive impact with clients, organizations, and students with these well-organized, easy-to-implement, and high impact collection of frameworks, models, and activities. This new, research-based 4-stage model works for developing cultural competence in any environment, and for designing effective cultural competence courses. Education abroad administrators will be able to use these activities in their pre-departure orientations for students going abroad. Corporate human resource professionals will find these activities invaluable in cultural competence building programs.Have people identify others who can complement their skill set by offering new areas of expertise and explore how they ... How was it to complete this wheel for a particular profession? ... The Wheel of Intercultural Skills is designed to be time- flexible. ... 202008.pdf a€c Bring in seasoned intercultural experts whom groups.

Title:Building Cultural Competence
Author:Kate Berardo, Darla K. Deardorff
Publisher:Stylus Publishing, LLC. - 2012-06-01


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