Intercultural Competence as Intuitive Access to Alien Cultures

  • Peter M. Haller
  • Ulrich Naegele
  • Susan Berger
Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)


Why is interculturalism so important? Who is an interculturalist? In this chapter you will find answers as to what a culture is all about and how to define the values of a given society or nation and its people. Finally, you will be getting basic ideas on how to deal with other value systems to build successful cross border relationships.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter M. Haller
    • 1
  • Ulrich Naegele
    • 2
  • Susan Berger
    • 3
  1. 1.CCC Cross Culture Coaching©RegensdorfSwitzerland
  2. 2.PMP®International Project Management and CoachStuttgartGermany
  3. 3.SAB TranslationsBerlinGermany

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