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Skills for cross-cultural interviews (the Resiliency Wheel)

Sunday, February 25th, 2007 @ 6:25 pm
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Posted in  Data Collection, Methodology
I have become interested in the concept of resilience, defined as follows, depening on context:
  1. The ability to recover quickly from illness, change, or misfortune; buoyancy.
  2. The property of a material that enables it to resume its original shape or position after being bent, stretched, or compressed; elasticity.

This is a ‘positive’ skill/quality to look at in relation to the topic of cultural adaptation. I also came accross a model about how to approch cross-cultural interviews, using the ‘resiliency wheel’..more can be found by cliching here:The Resiliency Wheel article

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