Today the world is becoming smaller and smaller - distances shrink and become irrelevant, information flows are immense and very fast. People tend to speak foreign languages and, to their surprise, find out that this is not enough. There is more to it, and it is culture.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Alena Korshuk, 2004

The terrorist attacks of 9/11 have brought an old problem into new focus: how to unite a population potentially divided along racial, ethnic and denominational fault lines.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Biljana Scott, 2004

This paper presents a number of case studies illustrating the role of jargon, protocols and uniforms in creating communication problems.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Stefano Baldi and Eduardo Gelbstein, 2004

The Hutton inquiry into the death of Dr David Kelly, the senior British arms inspector in the UN inspection mission to Iraq who was found dead in an English wood in July 2003, offers revealing insights into the contrasting professional cultures of journalists, politicians and scientists.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Biljana Scott, 2004

To explore the idea that word use is culture-bound, this paper examines the English words culture and globalisation, to discover how they are used, and how they have come to have certain meanings or represent certain ideas.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Diana M. Lewis, 2004

IC and Diplomacy - The Idea of Diplomatic Culture and its Sources

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Paul Sharp, 2004

This paper is a comparative examination of the websites of the ministries of foreign affairs of China, India, Germany, France, Chile, Brazil, the US, Canada and several African states and their diplomatic representation abroad. The research is case-study oriented.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Valentin Katrandzhiev, 2004

This paper develops a model of diplomacy training based on intercultural competence and situated learning and applies the model to intercultural encounters.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Yunxia Zhu, 2004

How do negotiators and other conflict resolution practitioners from different cultures create shared  understanding? Is shared understanding enough to bridge deep differences?

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Nike Carstarphen, 2004

The goal of this article is to introduce readers to the complexity of the organisational culture of UN agencies in order to limit possible misunderstandings about the functioning of the UN and its agencies and in order to make diplomatic interactions with UN agencies as efficient...

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Raymond Saner and Lichia Yiu, 2004

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