International trade and across-borders investment have accelerated strongly over the last decades. Business goes beyond the country borders, and never before have we seen that the world became so closely interconnected. Thus resulted that more and more corporations and organizations facing increasingly culturally diverse groups to manage and to deal with, internally and also externally. Hence it indicates the increasing needs of systematic development of intercultural competence and sensitivity for leaders and professionals at all level.
Recent studies and best practice examples on building intercultural competence and sensitivity for different target groups, incl. senior leaders and young professionals will be presented. Subsequently different learning and development approaches will be discussed, highlighting on the examples from Germany, China and other Asian region.