Because intercultural adroitness
is more action- than communication-oriented, and because it is influenced to a high degree by intercultural awareness and sensitivity (Kim, 1999), the focus of this paper are the basic communication skills of intercultural awareness and sensitivity.
Technology based learning will help the students to use their technological adroitness
The average rugby union centre gets the ball about as often as he gets a tax rebate, and it is usually from a pointless pass from someone who does not have the skill and adroitness
to create a gap, or draw a defender or in other ways create space.
Speaking in a duality of voices; one of a young, winsome and naive Jewish woman seeking a glorious adventure and that of a seasoned veteran with a here-and-now retrospective tone replete with a sagacious wisdom; Chesler imparts her spellbinding narrative with the level of adroitness
that only a consummate raconteuse can muster.
In the recent months Putin's Russia has demonstrated remarkable diplomatic adroitness
in international affairs.
Research has discovered several behaviors that are positively associated with ICC competence: being mindful (Gudykunst, Nishida & Chua, 1986), intercultural adroitness
(Chen & Starosta, 1996), interaction involvement (Cegala, 1984), recognition of nonverbal messages (Anderson, 1994), appropriate self-disclosure (Li, 1999), behavioral flexibility (Bochner & Kelly, 1974), interaction management (Wiemann, 1977), identity maintenance (Ting-Toomey, 1994), uncertainty reduction strategies (Sanders, Wiseman & Matz, 1991), appropriate display of respect (Ruben, 1976), immediacy skills (Benson, 1978), ability to establish interpersonal relationships (Hammer, 1987), and expressing clarity and face support (Kim, 1993).
With ethical journalism, transparency and adroitness
the magazine is forging ahead with a first page listing in the search engine rankings.
Such a setting puts a premium on diplomatic adroitness
in steering the ship of state through perilous waters.
Merry lavishes praise on those presidents he terms "Leaders of Destiny" (the usual suspects--Washington, Jefferson, Jackson, Lincoln, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt), those who, in Merry's view, combine political adroitness
, success in presidential politics, and "political perceptiveness" (p.
He identifies his subject's most significant achievements as the constitutional changes that, over a 25-year period, transformed the electoral system in the interests of more equal representation and greater transparency: 'To the struggle to democratise this system Dunstan brought gifts of oratory, tactical adroitness
, attention to detail and long-term strategic vision' (p.
Although Abdullah lacks the political adroitness
and charisma of his father, he has shown he has developed a keen political acumen.
Though Ellis presents issues of language with real adroitness
, at times his poems are baggaged with poetry-centered concerns that, ironically, would lose most common readers.