Archive from July, 2007
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By     |    Jul 29, 2007   
Posted in: Business and Culture, Intercultural Issues     |    No Comments

BMW Group Award for Intercultural Learning

Ever since 1997, the BMW Group has been inviting applications for the BMW Group Award for Intercultural Learning. The Award is divided into two categories, Theory and Practice, and invites academics in many disciplines, including education, to submit qualifying papers and research projects that represent innovative approaches to the advancement of intercultural learning. Entries should be closely aligned to the basic philosophy of the LIFE concept. In the “Theory” category, we [...]

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equality
By     |    Jul 28, 2007   
Posted in: China and the World, Intercultural Issues, 中文文章     |    No Comments

一个外国人谈平等

中国这个民族是最渴望平等的。然而,我们又特别喜欢特权,甚至每时每刻都会让你体会到特权的存在。走在街上,你不时会看到那些横冲直撞的特别车辆。他们旁若无人,肆意挑战交通规则…虽然特权在这个世界上到处都是存在的,但在观念上对于什么是特权,如何对待特权等等问题,大家还不尽相同。我们看看一个外国人的观点,看看他谈V.I.P.是什么。

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Cornell University
By     |    Jul 25, 2007   
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Intercultural Education Exercise by Cornell University

The Center for Hospitality Research (CHR) of Cornell University is "making available to the hospitality industry an intercultural education exercise that was initially developed for its executive education programs and has subsequently been used in college courses and corporate training."

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Dresden, Germany
By     |    Jul 7, 2007   
Posted in: Business and Culture, References     |    No Comments

Tips for business professionals visiting Germany

German culture is actually something new to me and it naturally becomes a focus these days since I am in the country. Besides fascinated by Dresden’s Baroque architecture, I started to search for references in respect to German business culture etiquettes. Here come the results: Business Etikette in Deutschland. Mind your Manners is a book that is written “to help the business professional or student prepare for an assignment in Germany”. [...]

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