Handbook of Intercultural Training: Issues in Theory and Design v. 1 (General Psychology)

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Completely revised and updated, the new edition of the Handbook of Intercultural Training reviews and summarizes the state of the art in the field of intercultural training. Organized into three sections, the book first deals with the theoretical and methodological issues inherent in understanding intercultural relations and training. The second part considers the contexts in which training takes place as well as some specific techniques. In the final section, issues specific to particular parts of the world are dealt with. These include Eastern Europe, China, Central and South America and Israel, which have all faced turbulent times in the last decade.

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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 )

“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 )

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Dr. Dan Landis (co-editor) is an affiliate professor of psychology at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. He holds a similar appointment at the Manoa campus of the same university. Previously he was professor of Psychology, director of the Center for Applied Research and Evaluation and a former dean of the Liberal Arts College at the University of Mississippi. He is the co-editor of the two previous editions of this Handbook, author and co-author of over 120 books, chapters, and articles in referred publications. He is also the founding and continuing editor of the International Journal of Intercultural Relations and the founding president of the International Academy for Intercultural Research.



Rabi S. Bhagat is Professor of Management, The Fogelman College of Business and Economics, The University of Memphis. He is Fellow, American Psychological Society, 2003, Fellow, International Academy for Intercultural Research, 2001, Fellow, American Psychological Association, 1998 and Fellow, The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the American Psychological Association, 1997. Professor Bhagat was awarded the James McKeen Cattell Award for Research Design from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology of the American Psychological Association, 1979. His research is on Human Stress and Cognition in Organizations, Cross-Cultural, Comparative, and International Management, and Knowledge Creation and Transfer in Global Enterprises. Professor Bhagat has published articles in many refereed journals. His published books include: Landis, D. and Bhagat, R. S. (1996) (Editors) Handbook of Intercultural Training, (second edition) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. Quick, J.C., Bhagat, R. S., Dalton, J.E., & Quick, J.D. (1987) (Editors). Work Stress: Health Care Systems in the Workplace. New York, Praeger Special Studies, Praeger Scientific Publishers. 1987. Beehr, T. A., and Bhagat, R. S. (1985) (Editors) Human Stress and Cognition in Organizations: An Integrative Perspective. New York: John Wiley Interscience Series on Organizational Assessment and Change. (Series editors: Edward E. Lawler and Stanley E. Seashore). 1985.

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