Search for dissertations about: "intercultural communication"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 swedish dissertations containing the words intercultural communication.

  1. 1. Understanding in Real-Time Communication : Micro-Feedback and Meaning Repair in Face-to-Face and Video-Mediated Intercultural Interactions

    Author : Anna Jia Gander; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Communication; understanding; micro-feedback; meaning repair; intercultural communication; face-to-face FTF ; video-mediated communication VMC ; multimodal communi-cation; activity type; relevance; contextualisation; inference; information sharing; sense-making;

    Abstract : Human communication is profoundly social. In social activities, it is not uncommon that people are understood in many different ways, which may have various consequences for social and interpersonal communication. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enhancing intercultural communication in teaching chinese as a foreign language : An action research study

    Author : Wei Hing Ip; Shui Duen Chan; Xu Shi; Yuet Hung Cecilia Chan; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Intercultural communication; Chinese as a foreign language education; language acquisition; action research; flipped classroom approach; culture in language learning; Intercultural Studies; Interkulturella studier;

    Abstract : Over the past few decades, the rapid development of information communication technology, internationalization and globalization worldwide have required a shift in the focus of Chinese as a foreign language (CFL) towards competence in intercultural communication in which the role of culture in the acquisition of CFL and in the pragmatic use of the language is emphasized and promoted. However, most of the current research in this academic area remains only on a theoretical level. READ MORE

  3. 3. Intercultural communication in health care. Non-Swedish physicians in Sweden

    Author : Nataliya Berbyuk Lindström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; communication; culture; consultation; physician; patient; language; health care personnel; power; gender;

    Abstract : This thesis describes and analyzes intercultural communication between non-Swedish physicians and their Swedish patients, as well as communication between non-Swedish physicians and Swedish medical personnel. The focus is on the impact of cultural differences and the use of Swedish as a foreign language by physicians. READ MORE

  4. 4. Language as a Leading Light to Business Cultural Insight : A Study on Expatriates' Intercultural Communication in Central and Eastern Europe

    Author : Kjell Ljungbo; Björn Bjerke; Susanne Tietze; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Language; multilingualism; culture; intercultural communication; business; expatriate; Central and Eastern Europe; cultural significance structure; business flower; hermeneutics; ideal type; export; foreign language skills; language competence; Sweden; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Language competence is decisively important in international business and could increase efficacy, efficiency, sales and profits. Language is an underresearched area in business studies though language constitutes management and the managers building structures, processes, cultures and personalities being the most vital working tool to get things done and make them understandable. READ MORE

  5. 5. The same as being there together? : communication, technology, and social context in multi-user virtual environments

    Author : Ann-Sofie Axelsson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : presence; communication media; social interaction; intercultural communication; status differences; virtual reality;

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