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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 1, Issue 1, Part D (2014)

Cross-cultural training as a transformation tool- a conceptual framework

Author(s)
H Waseeha Firdose and Dr. K Ramachandra
Abstract
Culture is what makes them what they are and their cultural backgrounds influence everything they do at all time and in all places (Boakari, 2004). Expatriates learn about and live their local cultures through the processes of socialization and acculturation that begin in childhood. Now, in order to be functional in a different culture, they need to appreciate its values, norms, beliefs, and behavior patterns and learn to adjust to them as much as possible.
Culture is what people identify them with. Understanding of culture is the first step in learning to utilize cultural differences to get a strategic benefit, and mainly anthropologists have consensus that culture is learned, not inborn. It is collective, and the various aspects of culture are interconnected. Intercultural training (Cross-Cultural training) is one application within the domain of intercultural relations which is comprised of cultural anthropology, cross-cultural psychology, sociolinguistics, multicultural education, intercultural communication, and international business management. The present study is conceptual in nature in introspecting a Cross-Cultural Training as a transforming too
Pages: 225-228  |  511 Views  9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
H Waseeha Firdose, Dr. K Ramachandra. Cross-cultural training as a transformation tool- a conceptual framework. Int J Appl Res 2014;1(1):225-228.
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