Intercultural Communication in Korea

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“Traditionally, management researchers have not even taken into account host country language proficiency, expecting the cultural distance index (Kogut & Singh, 1988) to capture all relevant aspects of intercultural interactions […] The present study focuses on English-language teachers because, despite a sharp increase in the number of English-language teachers in East Asia, few studies have focused on them. For example, there are more than 30,000 foreigners teaching English in Korea, whereas there are only 7000 corporate expatriates (Korea Immigration Office, 2010).” Read more…  communication-teachers-ijir-2012-1.pdf

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