When two negotiating parties from different cultural backgrounds attempt to communicate, the potential for disagreement and misunderstanding is great.

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

Foreign cultural policy is in itself vital for establishing long lasting and deep relations between countries in international intercourse.

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

This essay examines and seeks to explode the notion that diplomats are, or should be, immune to emotion in the conduct of their duties.

Source: Intercultural Communication and Diplomacy. Ed by H. Slavik (2004)
Author: Wynne Elizabeth Russell, 2004

Open communication and interaction between political elites and civic society is considered one of the fundamental conditions of a representative, working democracy.

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

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

Many remember Ivo Andric for his Nobel Prize for Literature. He is also remembered as a diplomat with over 20 years of experience.

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

In his paper, Richard Falk reflects on the application of information technology on diplomacy, and discusses the challenge of converting information technology to ‘knowledge technology’, and subsequently to ‘wisdom technology’.

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

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

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