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

Authors

  • Lyudmila Pochebut St. Petersburg State University
  • Yuliya Logashenko Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University Kaliningrad

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17770/sie2014vol1.760

Keywords:

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

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.

Author Biographies

  • Lyudmila Pochebut, St. Petersburg State University

    Dr. psych., professor

    Department Professor in of Social Psychology
    St. Petersburg State University

  • Yuliya Logashenko, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University Kaliningrad

    Senior lecturer

    Department of Psychology and Social Work
    Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

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Published

2015-07-24