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A Worldview MAP Approach to Intercultural Competence in a Multinational Organization in Europe and Japan


Abstract The field of intercultural communication emerged from demonstrated need in the public sector and has roots in cultural anthropology. There is continued need in academic and practitioner domains for improved ways to effectively engage across cultures. To do so, it is necessary to develop approaches that enable a person to take the emic perspective of an intercultural Other. Worldview is a promising concept in several fields, such as anthropology and cross-cultural psychology, but remains undeveloped in the field of intercultural competence. In addition, existing conceptualizations and approaches to identify worldviews are too comprehensive or ambiguous to be useful. The purpose of this project was to propose a novel worldview framework synth... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Steiner, Elena (Author) / Corman, Steven R (Advisor) / Kim, Heewon (Committee member) / Tsuda, Takeyuki (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Communication / Cultural anthropology / Organizational behavior / agency / intercultural communication / intercultural competence / morality / positionality / worldview
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 204 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Doctoral Dissertation Communication 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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