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Everything you ever wanted to know about expat support, but were afraid to ask

Norman Viss and Carol Van Dyken at the Expat Everyday Support Center have put together an Intercultural Blog Carnival with the theme Expat Support: What We Need, and How to Deliver It. It’s everything you ever wanted to know about … Continue reading

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What is cross-cultural training and how does it work?

Cross-cultural training (also known as intercultural training) is a multi-faceted approach to increasing the knowledge and skills required to adjust to new culture. Brookfield Global Relocation Services found that 80% of companies who responded to their “2010 Global Relocation Trends … Continue reading

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How effective is intercultural training?

Cross-cultural training improves skills that lead to expatriate satisfaction, including intercultural competence and effective interpersonal communication. Intercultural training is a multidisciplinary field that emerged after the end of WWII. From the pioneering work of organizations such as the US Foreign … Continue reading

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