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This module gives you basic understanding about identifying your cross-cultural skills and developing these. Cross-cultural skills are important if you are living and working in a new country and also if you are planning to develop business links in another country.

The topics to be covered in this module include identifying important cross-cultural skills, making use of cross cultural skills and the role of cross-cultural skills in business. We also provide you some links to additional information about the topics.

What are cross-cultural skills Cross-Cultural Communication
Business Etiquette in Cross-Cultural Settings Developing cross-cultural skills

Please, visit also the following case studies that illustrate the usage or the need for these skills:

  • Mr. B - a skilled entrepreneur from Jordan in Greece
  • Mrs. N - a knowledge entrepreneur from Indonesia in Finland
  • Mr. P - an ethnic food entrepreneur from DR Congo in Poland


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