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Intercultural Communication and Training
Training for Organizations
Provides training grounded in research.

- Diversity Training Associates - Intercultural and Multicultural Communication Training
"Diversity Training Associates specializes in cultural diversity and organizational change processes uniquely designed for your organization. We provide individual and group assessment, and design and deliver training or other services to meet your needs."

- Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication
The Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication provides seminars and workshops for persons wishing to gain specialized training in intercultural communication. The Directors of the Institute are Drs. Janet and Milton Bennett.

Simulation Games

Two of the games recommended in the 1998 Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication included:

- Barnga - A Simulation Game on Cultural Clashes by Thiagara
"Creates in a workshop or classroom the effect of cultural differences on human interaction. Participants play a simple card game in small groups but conflicts occur when they move from group to group and discover that the rules are different in each group."

- Diversity Simulation, Games by Tiagi by Sivasailam Thiagarajan


Books that provide some basic foundations for multicultural and intercultural communication include:

- American Cultural Patterns by Edward C. Stewart and Milton J. Bennett.

- Basic Concepts of Intercultural Communication, Edited by Milton J. Bennett

Books that are among the most popular in intercultural communication include:

- Experiential Activities for Intercultural Learning, By H. Ned Seelye (Editor)

- Cross-Cultural Dialogues: 74 Brief Encounters With Cultural Difference, By Craig Storti

- Gestures: The Do's and Taboos of Body Language Around the World, By Roger E. Axtell, Mike Fornwald (Illustrator)

- Do's and Taboos Around the World, By Roger E. Axtell (Editor)

- Intercultural Competence: Interpersonal Communication Across Cultures , By Myron W. Lustig and Jolene Koester

- Beyond Culture, By Edward T. Hall

- Communicating With Strangers: An Approach To Intercultural Communication, By William B. Gudykunst and Young Yun Kim

Books that are among the most popular in multicultural training include:

- Joinfostering: Adapting Teaching for the Multilingual Classroom, By Christian Jan Faltis

- Developing Intercultural Awareness: A Cross-Cultural Training Handbook, By L. Robert Kohls, John M. Knight.
This book was ranked 7th bestselling among books listed by under "Multicultural Training."

Web Resources

Web pages that are relevant to multicultural and intercultural issues include:

- Multicultural Toolkit

- Multicultural

- Young Leaders

- Conflict Prevention and Mediation

- World Peace

- Religious Diversity

- Religious Texts

- Future 2000


- Bibliographies (Intercultural Communication Institute)
Provides bibliographies for the following (in PDF format) -
Introductory Guide to the Intercultural Field
An Introductory Guide to Selected Intercultural Books
Diversity in Education
Diversity, Culture, and Healthcare
Diversity in Organizations
Intercultural Training and Teaching Resources.

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