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Contemporary Leadership and Intercultural Competence: Exploring the Cross-Cultural Dynamics Within Organizations

Contemporary Leadership and Intercultural Competence: Exploring the Cross-Cultural Dynamics Within Organizations

By: Michael A. Moodian (editor)Paperback

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Contemporary Leadership and Intercultural Competence will give students a thorough understanding of the evolving role of cultural diversity in the workplace, become familiar with powerful tools and assessments to measure an organizations's intercultural competence, gain knowledge of optimal crosscultural communications, and be exposed to real-world applications to business, including remediation and training techniques to bring organizations up to par.

About Author

Dr. Michael A. Moodian ( is a writer and assistant professor of social science at Chapman University, where he was the 2008-09 Teacher of the Year at the Irvine campus. He holds doctorate degree in organizational leadership from Pepperdine University and a master's degree in communications from California State University, Fullerton. His doctoral dissertation research focused on the intercultural competence levels of postgraduate students throughout various stages of study. In addition to his books, Dr. Moodian has written numerous journal articles, book chapters, and commentaries on a variety of topics. He has been a frequent talk radio guest and has presented his research at many national and international conferences. He is a member of the board of trustees of the World Affairs Council of Orange County and the board of directors of TAALK. A native of Southern California, Dr. Moodian lives in the city of Rancho Santa Margarita.


AcknowledgmentsIntroductory Commentary: Valuing the Diversity of a Nation - Michael S. DukakisPart I. Introduction1. Journeys Through the Ecological Niche: An Introduction and Overview of the Textbook - Michael A. Moodian2. Understanding the Basics of Culture - Dharm P. Bhawuk, Daniel Landis, and Vijayan P. Munusamy3. Developing and Implementing a Multicultural Vision - Carlos E. Cortes and Louise C. WilkinsonPart II. Understanding the Evolving Role of Cultural Diversity in the Workplace4. The Effective Management of Cultural Diversity - Lee Gardenswartz and Anita Rowe5. Religious and Spiritual Diversity in the Workplace - Martin F. Bennett6. The Legal Implications of Cross-Cultural Leadership and Trade - John C. Tobin7. Global Human Resource Management - Jennifer PalthePart III. Applying Cultural Comprehension to Organizations8. Transformative Training: Designing Programs for Culture Learning - Janet M. Bennett9. Leading Across Cultures: Designing a Learning Agenda for Global Praxis - L. Hyatt, Leslie A. Evans, and Md Manhubul Haque10. From Intercultural Knowledge to Intercultural Competence: Developing an Intercultural Practice - Barbara F. Schaetti, Sheila J. Ramsey, and Gordon C. Watanabe11. The Stress Dynamic and Its Intersection With Intercultural Communication Competence - LaRay M. Barna12. Beyond Borders: Leading in Today's Multicultural World - Sangeeta R. GuptaPart IV. Measuring Intercultural Competence13. Getting the Measure of Intercultural Leadership - Fons Trompenaars and Peter Woolliams14. Assessment Instruments for the Global Workforce - Douglas Stuart15. Assessing Leadership Behavior as It Relates to Intercultural Competence - Charles M. Fischer16. The Intercultural Development Inventory: An Approach for Assessing and Building Intercultural Competence - Mitchell R. Hammer17. Solving Problems and Resolving Conflict Using the Intercultural Conflict Style Model and Inventory - Mitchell R. Hammer18. Cultural Intelligence: Measurement and Scale Development - Linn Van Dyne, Soon Ang, and Christine Koh19. Intercultural Sensitivity for Global Managers - Dharm P.S. Bhawuk and Keith H. SakudaPart V. Concluding Thoughts20. Analyzing Organizations Through the SPELIT Methodology - June Schmieder-Ramirez and Leo MalletteClosing Commentary: The Future of Intercultural Competence in an Era of Globalization - Marc Lamont HillThe Multiculturally Competent Leader - Sangeeta GuptaAbout the EditorAbout the ContributorsIndex

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412954532
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9781412954532
  • ISBN10: 1412954533

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