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“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. Completely revised with all new chapters, the ...

Intercultural Training in Historical Perspective
Intercultural training in historical perspective
Margaret D.Pusch

Human interaction among culturally different peoples has a long and frequently acrimonious history. Recognition of how those relationships are affected by culture was not considered in any significant way until after World War ii. This consideration occurred chiefly in the United States because its economy was left largely intact at the close of the war and because U.S. involvement in the international arena was no longer a matter of choice. in the beginning, the Marshall Plan was developed to help rebuild areas of the world devastated by the war. The success of the Marshall Plan led leaders in the United States to create other international development activities and exchange efforts that offered economic and scientific ...

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