Intercultural Competence: Interpersonal Communication Across Cultures
Striking a unique balance between skills and theory, Intercultural Competence provides readers with the background and confidence to succeed in today's multicultural environment. Blending both the practical and theoretical, the concrete and abstract, this book is both enjoyable to read and thoroughly researched. By clearly explaining different theories and the significance of cultural patterns and having readers practice what they learn via examples in the book, Intercultural Competence better prepares readers to interact in intercultural relationships. The book also provides a discussion of important ethical and social issues relating to intercultural communication. The authors cover U.S. cultures as well as global cultural issues.