Abstract i report on the findings of an inductive, interpretive multiple-case study of organizational cross-cultural adaptation and answer the question of how foreign companies can overcome the challenges of fitting into their host environment. The purpose of the study is to explore the characteristics, the preparedness for overseas study, and the cross-cultural adaptation of taiwanese unaccompanied sojourners the current exploratory study points out a number of critical adaptation factors that affect these young sojourners’ adjustment. Cross-cultural adaptation is commonly associated with the experiences of immigrants and sojourners entering a new country however, adaptive change is manifest at the intersection of cultures at any level, including between ethnic minority cultures and a dominant national culture. The cross-cultural adaptation process, an account that is, by far, the most comprehensive one by employing the broad concept, “adaptation,” kim (2001) defines cross-cultural adaptation as “the entirety of the phenomenon of individuals who, upon relocating to an unfamiliar.
The current study is an exploratory examination of the cross-cultural adaptation of a distinct group of teenaged international students, taiwanese unaccompanied sojourners, living in toronto, canada. This study examined the role of communication in the adaptation of hispanic youth to the dominant cultural values and practices embodied in us american public schools seven hypotheses predicted positive interrelationships among four theoretical constructs identified in y y kim's integrative theory of communication and cross-cultural adaptation: host communication competence, host. Individuals are attempting to live, work, or study in unfamiliar cultural contexts culture shock remains a core concept within the fields of anthropology, psychology, and intercultural communication, and is almost universally referenced in. The stress-adaptation-growth dynamic driving the cross-cultural adaptation process is influenced by a set of factors that facilitate or impede the cross-cultural adaptation process leading to differential adaptation rates, or speeds, at which cross-cultural adaptation occurs in individual cases.
This paper examines the relationship between communication and cross-cultural adaptation through conducting a membership categorization analysis of interactions among members of an asian american chamber of commerce (aacc. This cross-sectional methodological study involved translation, back translation, and cross-cultural adaptation, that is, localization to assess the questionnaire’s reliability, cronbach’s alpha (for internal consistency) and exploratory factor analysis were conducted. Cultural adaptation is the process and time it takes a person to integrate into a new culture and feel comfortable within it a person in this position may encounter a wide array of emotions that. Learn cultural adaptation with free interactive flashcards choose from 500 different sets of cultural adaptation flashcards on quizlet. Study takes the view of self-identity, to explore the cross-cultural adaptation of mainland students in taiwan, this study conducted in-depth interviews with 7 mainland students from the national kaohsiung university of hospitality and tourism by means of.
Culture shock is defined as feelings of alienation and/or disorientation due to being in an unfamiliar cultural environment whether you are staying for two weeks, two months or two years, you may experience this while abroad. Methods: this study used a cross-sectional design to cross-culturally adapt the mastp following the guidelines for the process of cross-cultural adaptation of measures a total of 40 subjects (20 patients with post-stroke aphasia and 20 healthy subjects) were included. Introduction because of globalization, many people relocate across different cultural and national boundaries to successfully resettle in the new host cultural environment, immigrants need a certain level of cross-cultural adaptation. The results of the present study show that kim's communication approach to cross-cultural adaptation could sufficiently and validly explain cross-cultural adaptation experience of international students in japan.
Edith cowan university research online edu-com international conference conferences, symposia and campus events 2006 cultural adaptation: a case study of asian. The authors conducted a longitudinal study of international students (n = 90) attending a us university to examine the effects of the initial cross-cultural transition on their psychological. While associating the nature of cross-cultural adaptation with the feasibility of intercultural learning in a study abroad context, the researcher considers intercultural learningto be a part of education which is.
Theory reflections: cross-cultural adaptation theory millions of people change homes each year crossing cultural boundaries—from immigrants and refugees resettling in search of a new life, to temporary sojourners finding employment overseas, governmental agency. Researchers interested in cross-cultural adaptation have examined the psychological phases people go through when entering a foreign culture, the traits that contribute to adjustment in a new culture, and the process of becoming an intercultural or bi-cultural individual (black & gregersen. The goal of the present study was to perform a cross-cultural adaptation and clinical validation of the nips for use in the brazilian population the cross-cultural adaptation of assessment instru-ments, a nurse specialized in pain management, a lan-guage worker, and the researchers themselves these.