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Pushing the frontiers of intercultural research: asking critical questions

Dr Jennifer Mahon

  1. Content type: Research

    Many studies investigated cultural differences in values, most notably by Hofstede and Schwarz. Relatively few have focused on virtues, a related and important concept in contemporary social science. The prese...

    Authors: Jan Pieter van Oudenhoven, Boele de Raad, Marieke E Timmerman, Françoise Askevis-Leherpeux, Pawel Boski, Carmen Carmona, Rajneesh Choubisa, Alejandra del Carmen Dominguez, Hege H Bye, Anastacia Kurylo, Cornelia Lahmann, Khairul Mastor, Eva Selenko, Alena Slezáčková, Ripley Smith, Linda Tip…

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2014 3:223

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  2. Content type: Technical note

    The purpose of this study was to compare and contrast how differences in perceptions of sexual harassment impact productive work environments for employees in Pakistan as compared to the US; in particular, how...

    Authors: Rebecca S Merkin and Muhammad Kamal Shah

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2014 3:215

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  3. Content type: Research

    This paper makes the argument that personal travel blogs are an important site for studying self-reports of face-to-face intercultural interaction. The guiding research question is “Are personal travel blogs g...

    Authors: Rick Malleus and Elizabeth Slattery

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2014 3:211

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  4. Content type: Meeting report

    The largest in-depth cross-cultural study of the 20th Century, directed by psychologist Charles Osgood at the University of Illinois, demonstrated that the affective meanings of concepts vary along three dimen...

    Authors: David R Heise

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2014 3:170

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  5. Content type: Research

    This article reports on a major, large-scale two-year empirical study to investigate intercultural competencies among global leaders and the relationship of these competencies to criteria of high performance g...

    Authors: Michael F Tucker, Ron Bonial, Adam Vanhove and Uma Kedharnath

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2014 3:127

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  6. Content type: Research

    Cultural competence is a vital component of many missions in today’s military. Cultural competence enables one to further a mission, save resources, and save lives. Conversely, a lack of cultural competence ma...

    Authors: Leedjia Svec

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2014 3:126

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  7. Content type: Research

    Despite the prevalence and popularity of research on positive and negative affect within the field of psychology, there is currently little research on affect involving the examination of cultural variables an...

    Authors: Ben CH Kuo and Catherine T Kwantes

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2014 3:119

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  8. Content type: Research

    Two studies examined the role of culture on cognitive appraisals of trauma and associated implications for posttraumatic psychological adjustment. Study 2 also investigated the reliability and validity of a ne...

    Authors: Alberta Engelbrecht and Laura Jobson

    Citation: SpringerPlus 2014 3:44

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