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

Europe has many borders. Its small countries with millenary histories and diversities offer a variety of intercultural challenges.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Elena A. A. Garcea, 2004

Diplomats have often been blamed for failing to prevent the outbreak of the First World War.

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

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

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 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

In this chapter, John Pace decribes the three-phase evolution of knowledge management in the human rights program of the United Nations. The realisation that knowledge management is a necessity came during the third phase.

Source: Knowledge and Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (2002)
Author: John Pace, 2002

In his paper, Alex Sceberras Trigona stresses the importance of the diplomatic document as a primary source of diplomatic knowledge, in the light of the distinction between ‘information’ (can be recorded) and knowledge (not easily recorded), the flow of knowledge as information.

Source: Knowledge and Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (2002)
Author: Alex Sceberras Trigona, 2002

The book covers a wide range of topics - beginning with a general introduction to the concept of knowledge management, the interplay between development and diplomacy, the importance of institutional memory of diplomatic services for diplomatic activities, practical examples of knowledge...

Source: Knowledge and Diplomacy. Ed by J. Kurbalija (2002)
Author: Jovan Kurbalija, 2002

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