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By     |    May 29, 2006   
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Intercultural Competence Important to Graduates

In October 2005, Mckinsey (MGI) published a report entitled Addressing China’s Looming Talent Shortage, which pointed out that “Despite China’s enormous pool of university graduates (3.1 million in 2005 alone), MGI research suggests that fewer than 10 percent of Chinese job candidates, on average, would be suitable for work in a foreign company, and the fast-growing domestic economy absorbs most of those who could.” Addressing the same issue, the post entitled Bridging [...]

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By     |    May 20, 2006   
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Seminar on Diversity and Intercultural Competence at Work

Diversity and Intercultural Competence at Work Seminar is presented by Valerie White, lecturer in the Organizational Systems Renewal (OSR) master’s degree program, this seminar will explore what it takes to create and maintain a work environment in which people from various cultures can fully participate at their best. Participants will learn about cultural competence and intercultural communication as they apply to work settings in the Northwest, and will practice some [...]

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