Intercultural Studies

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Now, cultural misunderstandings are justifiably blamed for the failure of many international joint ventures, resulting in much personal stress and financial loss. Although culture is a difficult subject to learn, we have to learn it necessary, and there are three reasons that why intercultural studies has become a requisite subject in many countries; the increasing international people, the view of culture and development of business and society. First of all, the reason is development of business and society. ‘Culture norms refer to the collective expectations of what make up proper or improper behaviour in a given situation. They serve as the standards or a set of rules for what we should or should not do in a conflict scene ‘(Stella Ting-Toomey, 2001 pp11). Since this explained, we know that if we want to business or join into another countries, the first thing we have to do is deeply to know what culture is. What is culture? Culture is a learned system of meaning is to promote a specific sense of the common characteristics of communities in their team member and passed on of other people from a society. The members of a culture learn the meanings of right and wrong that produce particular consequences in different communities. They learn the meanings or interpretations of what constitute proper and improper conflict behaviours by adhering to or deviation from such behaviour in a particular community. After the knowledge of culture, people have to learn about the culture of their participation countries. Every country have different culture and tradition, if people do something wrong, they may lost a chance to join or business to other countries. They want to success may promise some rules; for examples, respect for others d... ... middle of paper ... ...n mind and equality for people. By the intercultural studies, student can understand and enjoy another nationality or countries culture. Intercultural study is urge students know more about local culture, it can raise their confident. Furthermore, teach student to know other culture and countries, cultivate the attitude in the face of other cultures, and ignore gender, ethnic, religion, social class, age, etc. In conclusion, there are three reasons that why intercultural studies has become a requisite subject in many countries; the increasing international people, the view of culture and development of business and society. Increasing international people are the main reason; it can nearer the relationships between people. In this world, there are many reasons not include this essay, but every reasons have a main idea, that is good relationship with every people.
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