The purpose of this summary report is to detail the progress made in identifying potential barriers and gaps within organizations and to serve as a resource for the development of a Cross-Cultural Competence (3C) White Paper.
Nonverbal Communication, Cross-Cultural Communication
The purpose of this set of studies was to assess whether the ability to distinguish between real and fake gestures in a foreign setting is positively associated with cultural adjustment to that setting.
This card is designed to help you understand the negotiation process and is divided to reflect the three negotiation phases. The card contains links to tools to assist you in negotiating more effectively such as the Negotiation Style Assessment and the Negotiation Planning Sheet.
Cross-Cultural Competence (3C), Army, Air Force, Marine Corps
This document was produced through an ad hoc collaboration among scientists from three Military Services (U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Marine Corps) to summarize and highlight 3C research focused on, or relevant to, the military.
This article, published in the Journal of Culture, Language and International Security, argues that the knowledge and skills at the heart of the field of intercultural communication are a natural platform for advancing international security.
Language Training, Cross-Cultural Training, Cross-Cultural Communication
This article is a survey of some historical, cognitive, and cultural features of institutional—particularly government and military—language training, to examine and plot a faster and less effortful trip to proficiency. My thesis is that our own cultural and institutional climates play a crucial role in what our students can learn and who they can become.
The purpose of this article is to provide a strong rationale for the importance of continued study devoted to the communication of respect and to suggest a framework for categorizing the culture-general dimensions of the communication of respect.
This article describes the creation of virtual communities for Airmen enrolled in the "Introduction to Cross-Cultural Communication" on-line course. Specifically, the chapter examines the function and consequences of wiki utilization throughout two iterations (n=232) of the course. The findings suggest that the wiki is a tool that improves the quality of on-line culture education for military personnel.