Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Cultural alterity within companies. Overviews regarding the intercultural competences in the workplace

Francesc-Xavier Marin, Àngel-Jesús Navarro


Globalisation has given rise to a new field of debate due to
the growing mobility of the workers and the consequent cultural diversity inside companies. In this sense, a complex world like ours demands a review of the professional profile which should include the so called intercultural competences as a structuring element of companies’ policy and strategic plan. Subsequently it is suggested that, as the intercultural competences affect the cognitive, affective and behavioural aspects, they actually imply a transformation of the person’s identity.

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