With the publication of this long-awaited companion to the Intercultural Sourcebook Volume One, editors Sandra Fowler and Monica Mumford have brought together the most comprehensive collection of training methods and exercises used by experts in the cross-cultural field. This second volume includes not only descriptions of methods, but also specific examples of activities and suggestions for creating one's own exercises.Intercultural Sourcebook, Volume Two contains articles by twenty-three leading cross-cultural trainers and covers new and divergent training methods for cross-cultural skill development and intercultural learning. These consist of self-awareness inventories, videotapes, small group exercises, area studies and a collection of methods for developing field studies and cross-cultural dialogues. A perfect follow-up to Intercultural Sourcebook, Volume One, this book is a must-have resource for anyone looking to expand their own intercultural awareness or that of others. At last, a sourcebook for cross-cultural trainers and researchers that meets the pressing need to provide procedures for intercultural training that are grounded in practiced delivery by expert trainers, based in the current knowledge base of cross-cultural sciences, and attentive to delivering measurable improvements in trainee functioning. Fowler and Mumford have gathered some of the best cross-cultural trainers available today and helped them craft state-of-the-art chapters on the what and how of flourishing elsewhere. Source it, read it, use it! -Michael Harris Bond, Professor of Psychology Chinese University of Hong Kong ContentsAcknowledgmentsPrefaceIntroduction1 Cross-Cultural Training: The Research Connection2 Self-Awareness Inventories3 Videotapes4 Small Group Exercises5 Other Methods6 Area-Specific Training7 Adapting Training MethodsEpilogueAbout the Authors
Dr. George Henderson is the dean of the College of Liberal Studies and Regents' Professor of Human Relations, Education, and Sociology at the University of Oklahoma. He is also the author of Cultural Diversity in the Workplace and Migrants, Immigrants and Slaves: Racial and Ethnic Groups in America, as well as numerous other books and articles. He has served as a consultant to state and national organizations, including the Federal Aviation Administration, Social Security Administration, and the National Science Foundation.