Communicating Across Cultures

Communicating Across Cultures

Whether you are operating a global business or working within a highly diverse American workplace, effective intercultural communication skills are critical. In this series with Prof. Jim O’Rourke, you will go well beyond a look at customs to dig deeply into the concepts and research that help explain why we behave the way we do.

Featured Speakers:

  • James S. O’Rourke, American rhetorician and Professor of Management at the University of Notre Dame.
  • Amanda McKendree, Arthur F. and Mary J. O’Neil Director of the Fanning Center for Business Communication, Associate Teaching Professor, University of Notre Dame.
  • Denise Karkos ‘93, Chief Marketing Officer, SiriusXM
  • Chris Murphy ’89, VP of Corporate Communications, AT&T
  • Linda Rutherford, SVP & Chief Communications Officer, Southwest Airlines
  • Debra Charlesworth ‘90, VP of Corporate Communications, BioMarin Pharmaceuticals

Series Description

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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 1 minute Meet the Faculty James O'Rourke
Video 4 minutes What Does It Mean to Live and Work in a Global Economy? James O'Rourke
Video 6 minutes What are Global Skill Sets? James O'Rourke
Video 6 minutes Interacting with Others and Understanding Your Audience James O'Rourke
Video 60 minutes View the Event James O'Rourke
Article 2 minutes Additional Resources James O'Rourke
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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 5 minutes What is Culture? James O'Rourke
Video 6 minutes Applying What We Know About Culture James O'Rourke
Video 4 minutes The Value and Complexity of Culture James O'Rourke
Video 60 minutes View the Event James O'Rourke
Article Additional Resources James O'Rourke
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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 6 minutes Functions of Culture James O'Rourke
Video 6 minutes How do Cultures Change? James O'Rourke
Video 3 minutes Ethnocentrism James O'Rourke
Video 58 minutes View the Event James O'Rourke
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Format Length Title Speaker
Video 6 minutes Global Cultural Variables and Dimensions of Culture James O'Rourke
Video 3 minutes Global Communication Skills James O'Rourke
Video 4 minutes Cultural Fluency James O'Rourke
Video 54 minutes View the Event James O'Rourke