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Introduction

  • Claude-Hélène Mayer
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in African Leadership book series (PSAL)

Abstract

This introductory chapter provides an insight into intercultural and international communication between employees from African countries and China. It highlights that communication and cooperation practices across cultures can be improved through intercultural competences to manage the contemporary challenges in Chinese-African business interactions successfully. This chapter gives the reader an insight into which intercultural competences are needed in international management in the specific contexts. It also presents and explains the aim and purpose of the book and its content.

Keywords

Intercultural communication Chinese-African interaction International success Intercultural competences Managing intercultural business challenges 

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  • Claude-Hélène Mayer
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  1. 1.Department of ManagementRhodes UniversityGrahamstownSouth Africa

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