Increasing Intercultural Understanding in Work Communities: Contextual Action Research in Social and Health Care Work is a four-year (2013-2017) projct in which we are a partner. The co-ordinator of the project is Prof. Pirkko Pitkänen from the University of Tampere, Finland. The multicultural everyday of work life is investigated from the folloewing perspectives: (1) Management of diversity; (2) Recruitment/qualification; (3) Interaction/communication; and (4) Intercultural learning. These factors form a basis both for the project design and for the composition of the research team.
Additional information: Kaija Matinheikki-Kokko, kaija.matinheikki-kokko(at)metropolia.fi