Bridging cross-cultural issues in the globalised world: a case for training

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Author: Singh, Anita


It is almost a cliche to research on cross-cultural issues in the organisational context. Since [the] early nineties, with the opening up of markets, liberalisation policies in many countries and globalisation, there has been an explosion in the amount of research on this subject. This is a conceptual paper which proposes a model which could be used by managers and trainers in organisations as a framework for designing cross-cultural training programmes, To this end, the research first attempts to define culture and why cultures differ; second, identify the key cross-cultural issues in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Teaching and learning; Globalisation; Culture and society; Skills and knowledge; Language; Management

Keywords: Cross cultural training; Cultural aspects; Cultural awareness; Competence; Managers

Published: New Delhi, India: Indian Society for Training and Development, 2012

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Journal volume: 43

Journal number: 3

Journal date: July-September 2012

Pages: pp. 1-13

ISSN: 0971-5592

Resource type: Article

Call number: TD/TNC 111.248

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