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  • Why Western Approaches Fail in Asia: A Classroom Action Research on Developing Creative Processes and Knowledge Sharing Abilities Andrea Jersabek Department of Information Technology King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok 1518 Pibulsongkram Road Bangkok 10800 ajersabek@ kmutnb. ac. th Abstract: Critical as well as creative thinking, knowledge sharing abilities and intercultural competences are considered key competences in today's business world. Basing on the results of a study at the King Mongkut's Institute of Technology North Bangkok (Thailand) the present contribution intends to compare the study behavior of Asian students in comparison with western ones. 1 Introduction In today's globalized scenario, the major part of engineering students at a higher level will at some stage be exposed to an intercultural setting. This requires intercultural skills such as empathy for foreign cultures, knowledge …

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  • January 1, 2010