Intercultural Communication in Selection Interviews

  • Choon-Hwa Lim
  • Meena Chavan
  • Lucy Taksa


This case study concerns job interviews in which the interviewers are Australian and the candidates Chinese. The focus is on interviewer competency; but there is also the suggestion that candidates in general should be responsive to cultural differences in nonverbal communication between themselves and their interviewers, to improve their chances of being selected. In everyday life, the meaning of words is generated contextually and depends on their use,1 and culture is part of the context.


Sage Publication Work Engagement Cultural Awareness Weak Factor Intercultural Communication 
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  • Lucy Taksa

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