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E-Learning: A Step Ahead

E-Learning: A Step Ahead

E-learning has advanced the learning methods and assisted numerous students of all ages as well as tutors and professors to succeed in a better understanding of various topics. E-learning further provides equal opportunities by eliminating distances and inclusion barriers. Within a few years only, traditional educational systems have radically changed with the introduction of technology […]

A blink or a wink? Cross-Cultural Communication

A blink or a wink? Cross-Cultural Communication

Culture and communication mutually influence and condition each other (Keesling, 1974). Productive/efficient communication is a very complex and demanding process, even between people with the same background. Hence cross-cultural communication is indeed more challenging than intra-cultural communication and conditioned by a series factors. Today’s increasingly cultural diverse and globalized world creates the need for effective […]

Enhancing Cultural Sensitivity – Hofstede

Enhancing Cultural Sensitivity – Hofstede

The Dutch researcher Geert Hofstede developed the cultural dimensions theory, which describes differences between national cultures and can help us define its effect on people’s behavior and its influence on the ease of multicultural communication. It is quite insightful when trying to develop a deeper understanding of how cultures can impact behavior. However, the study […]