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Handbook of Intercultural Training

Handbook of Intercultural Training

Third Edition
  • Dan Landis - University of Mississippi, USA, University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA
  • Janet Bennett - Intercultural Communication Institute, USA
  • Milton Bennett - Intercultural Communication Institute, USA

February 2004 | 528 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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.

Harry C. Triandis
Janet Bennett and Milton Bennett
1. Introduction and Overview
Margaret Pusch
2. Intercultural Training in Historical Perspective
Sandra Mumford Fowler and Judith Blohm
3. An Analysis of Methods for Intercultural Training
Michael Paige
4. Instrumentation in Intercultural Training
Mark E. Mendenhall, Ina Ehnert, Torsten M. Kühlmann, Gary Oddou, Joyce S. Osland, and Günter K. Stahl
5. Evaluation Studies of Cross-Cultural Training Programs: A Review of Literature from 1988-2000
Janet Bennett and Milton Bennett
6. Developing Intercultural Sensitivity: An Interactive Approach to Global and Domestic Diversity
John W. Berry
7. Fundamental Psychological Processes in Intercultural Relations
Colleen Ward
8. Psychological Theories of Culture Contact and Their Implications for Intercultural Training and Interventions
Stella Ting-Toomey
9. Translating Conflict Face-Negotiation Theory into Practice
Milton Bennett and Dott. Ida Castiglioni
10. Embodied Ethnocentrism and the Feeling of Culture: A Key to Training for Intercultural Competence
Carlos E. Cortés
11. Media and Intercultural Training
Kenneth Cushner and Ata Karim
12. Study Abroad at the University Level
Judith Martin and Teresa Harrell
13. Intercultural Reentry of Students and Professionals: Theory and Practice
Young Yun Kim
14. Long-Term Cross-Cultural Adaptation: Translating an Integrative theory into Practice
Laurette Bennhold-Samaan
15. The Evolution of Cross-Cultural Training in the Peace Corps
Donna Winslow, Stefan Kammhuber, and Joseph L. Soeters
16. Diversity Management and Training in Non-American Forces
Aysen Bakir, Dan Landis, and Kenji Noguchi
17. Looking into Studies of Heterogenous Small Groups: An Analysis of the Research Findings and Implications for Cross-Cultural Training
PART IV Final Thoughts
George Renwick
18. Afterword: Reflections on the Future of Training
Dan Landis and Dharm P.S. Bhawuk
19. Synthesizing Theory Building and Practice in Intercultural Training


“The Handbook of Intercultural Training, Third
Edition provides a thorough grounding in the history, concepts and methods
underlying intercultural training.  The
many analyses of tools, methods and approaches for specific contexts offer guidance
in designing and conducting effective training interventions. The collected
theoretical and practical information presented in this book is critical for
professional interculturalists.”

Lee Gardenswartz, Ph.D. and Anita Rowe, Ph.D
Partners, Gardenswartz & Rowe

“This book is just in
time and just for me. It's as if someone assembled all the interculturalists
I admire and respect and bribed them to share their latest and best thoughts in
a well-crafted chapter. You'll probably feel the same way.”


Sivasailam "Thiagi" Thiagarajan, Ph. D
Workshops by Thiagi, Inc.

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