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Table 10.3. Best Practices for Intercultural Competence Training.
Best Practice Suggestions for Implementation
1.Start with a needs
assessment, and pay
special attention to
aspects of the job.
Assess the task, organization, and per-
son needs for intercultural competence
Focus specifically on culturally unique
aspects of the task, organization, and
Consider spousal and family needs for
necessary, but not
Use experiential training to develop
the cognitive, affective, and behavioral
aspects of intercultural competence
Use role-playing exercises to simulate the
emotions and behaviors that accompany
training, especially if
Focus on developing transferable com-
petencies such as adaptability or social
Provide opportunities for trainees to prac-
tice these competencies across a variety of
training, match the
design of training and
learning outcomes to
the work situation.
Focus on the work-related aspects of a cul-
ture such as cultural business customs.
Tailor the training to reflect the cultural
toughness of a given culture.
5.Use longer, more
complex training for
longer, more complex
Match the length of the training
components to the length of the transfer
Avoid wasting resources on extensive
training for short-term assignments.
time … individualize
training to the
trainee (if possible).
Consider the acculturation profile of the
trainee when choosing what training com-
ponents to implement.
Prioritize various components of the train-
ing based on the acculturation profile in
order to minimize effort.
7.Provide trainees with
organizer… use a
Give the trainees an advanced organizer
early in the training to help guide the
Use a clear theoretical framework to
develop the advanced organizer.
8.Get the best of both
worlds … use an
Do not limit intercultural competence
training to any one particular training
Choose the intercultural competence
training components based on the needs
of the trainees and the transfer situation.
9.Make sure learning
Provide clear, descriptive feedback
that provides the trainees with
explanation regarding the “why” of
Provide feedback at multiple times
throughout the training process.
should go beyond
smile sheets … assess
Assess changes in trainee cognitions, skills,
and attitudes, not just reactions.
Use multiple methods to capture as much
relevant outcome information as possible.