AN INTERCULTURAL SENSITIVITY AS A PROFESSIONAL TRAIT OF SPECIALISTS OF HUMANITARIAN SPHERE

Lyudmila Pochebut, Yuliya Logashenko

Abstract


This paper is discussing the place of intercultural sensitivity in the structure of the intercultural competence. Here a role of intercultural sensitivity between different professional traits of humanitarian sphere's specialist and their bond with each other are discussing. We suppose that developed intercultural sensitivity helps to the specialist to be more professional in his/her work because it lets him or her to answer the question «Do the person's problems associated with his/her culture or not?» Sometimes it could be very important because we use other methods and approaches if the answer is «Yes». In this paper the empirical investigation results. The sample includes students of Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (Kaliningrad, Russia) of different humanitarian specialties.

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intercultural competence; intercultural sensitivity; the specialties of the social sphere

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17770/sie2014vol1.760

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