Can the concept of cohesion also be seen as a specific-orientated approach of intercultural competence?

The debate on the concept of Intercultural Competence became a wide field of interest in recent years which could be especially seen on the discourse in the German-speaking world (Cf. Bolton, 2006; Rathje 2007). Furthermore, it gained importance in society due to the development towards an intercultural society in Germany and the question for integration (Cf. Seifert 2012). Business sector and governments are therefore in search for Intercultural Competence in order to counter these issues (ibid.).

Read more about this question in Michas essay published by GRIN. You can find the essay for example on the GRIN website, Amazon and Google Books.

Micha Schlittenhardt , 2012, Intercultural competence: general or specific?, München, GRIN Verlag GmbH, http://www.grin.com/en/e-book/268140/intercultural-competence-general-or-specific