Intercultural Transfer of Skills and Knowledge

Intercultural Transfer of Skills and Knowledge Highlights the factors to be considered in the transfer of skills and knowledge from one culture to another. Considers what can be done to assist transfer and what training is required. Examines the need for topmanagement commitment and the crucial importance of building trust. The training of change agents and trainers is outlined together with the selection of staff. An overriding factor is the maximisation of cultural synergy at all stages in the process. Considers the decisions regarding the most effective vehicle for communication in the target culture. A model for the effective transfer of skills and knowledge, based on the systems approach to training, is suggested. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal Emerald Publishing

Intercultural Transfer of Skills and Knowledge

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1352-7606
DOI
10.1108/eb008403
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Abstract

Highlights the factors to be considered in the transfer of skills and knowledge from one culture to another. Considers what can be done to assist transfer and what training is required. Examines the need for topmanagement commitment and the crucial importance of building trust. The training of change agents and trainers is outlined together with the selection of staff. An overriding factor is the maximisation of cultural synergy at all stages in the process. Considers the decisions regarding the most effective vehicle for communication in the target culture. A model for the effective transfer of skills and knowledge, based on the systems approach to training, is suggested.

Journal

Cross Cultural Management: An International JournalEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1996

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