The SAGE Handbook of Intercultural Competence brings together in one volume the leading experts and scholars from a variety of fields (e.g., education, communication, psychology, social work, health care, conflict studies, etc.) and from around the world who do work in intercultural competence (defined as appropriate and effective communication, as well as behavior, in intercultural situations). Given the current and future focus on global workforce development, and on globalization in general, this Handbook examines the skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed in our ever diverse world.

A Chinese Model of Intercultural Leadership Competence

A Chinese Model of Intercultural Leadership Competence

A Chinese Model of Intercultural Leadership Competence
Guo-Ming Chen Ran An

The rapid development of technology and the transformation of economy as the two major trends of globalization have affected every aspect of our lives (Chen, 2006; Chen & Starosta, 2000). Although it has been many hundreds of years since people from different cultural groups began to involve in interaction (Lubbers, 1998), no change in human society has been greater than the impact of globalization. The globalization not only changes traditional human society into a new structure but also requires a new way of thinking and lifestyle from its members. For example, from the perspective of business transaction, the old ...

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