Kompetencje międzykulturowe jako kapitał na rynku pracy
INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE AS A CAPITAL IN THE LABOUR MARKET
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In the case of dynamic changes in the labour market and high unemployment, the question of which abilities give a chance of fnding a job, or maintaining it is particularly important. It concerns the employees as well as employers who are seeking suitable employees and they must know what skills are needed to develop their business. Adapting workers and businesses to the requirements of a changing economy becomes a condition of their survival and development. And these changes are related primarily to the processes of transformation and economic modernization, and globalization and internationalization of the economy. In this article factors infuencing the increasing importance of intercultural competence in the Polish labour market and the implications of this change for employers and employees, that may occur in diferent types of organizations have been discussed. Intercultural competencies have been defned as knowledge, skills and attitudes to allow for establishing and maintaining positive personal contacts and professional relationships and efective communication with members of other cultures. Te frst part of this article concerns the factors of internationalization of the Polish labour market. Te second one shows the consequences of this phenomenon for organizations: businesses, business environments and others.
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