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By Gerd Antos; Eija Ventola; Tilo Weber

In todays globalized international of foreign touch and multicultural interplay, potent intercultural conversation is more and more visible as a pre-requisite for social concord and organisational good fortune. This guide takes a 'problem-solving' method of a number of the concerns that come up in real-life intercultural interplay. The editors have introduced jointly specialists from a variety of disciplines, together with linguistics, psychology and anthropology, to supply a multidisciplinary standpoint at the box, when concurrently anchoring it in utilized linguistics. Key beneficial properties: presents a nation-  Read more...

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Interdependent theorizing about personal relationships The shift of focus, at least in the area of interpersonal communication, from theories of persuasion and social influence to theories of disclosure, development, and dissolution marks the trend over the last four decades toward a more relational focus on interpersonal interactions (Berger 2005). Unfortunately, and perhaps ironically, despite the social and interdependent nature of interpersonal relationships, scholars have systematically explored them from a single-participant, rather than dyadic, research paradigm with a primary focus on selfreported data that situates the participant in a space devoid of any social, environmental, political, and emotional context (Acitelli, Duck, and West 2000; Ickes and Duck 2000).

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Introduction Everyday communication can be problematic, but we are relatively good at managing it. How is this accomplished through interaction? As scholars across disciplines move forward in the pursuit of understanding, explaining, and even predicting outcomes and processes related to human interactions, we also become increasingly aware of the intricacies involved in such interpersonal encounters. Relational processing is at the root of most of our daily encounters whether with a long-term relational partner, a stranger with whom we share a brief encounter, or the cashier you greet everyday purchasing your morning coffee.

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