An exploratory study of listening skills of professionals across different cultures

Raina, Reeta and Roebuck, D. B. and Lee, Catherine Cheng Ean * (2014) An exploratory study of listening skills of professionals across different cultures. World Review of Business Research, 4 (3). pp. 1-13. ISSN 1839-1176

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Abstract

The significance of listening skills for the efficiency and effectiveness of individual and organizational success is starting to be recognized around the world. This study sought to explore the listening skills of working professionals from three countries – India, Malaysia and the United States of America (USA). A total of 633 completed surveys were received from working individuals within the three countries. The results show the respondents from Malaysia have lower self-perceived listening competencies compared to India and USA. The study found no significant difference on listening skill due to age differences. However, respondents within the age group of 61 to 65 years old were found to be better listeners.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: management education; business research
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Others > Non Sunway Academics
Sunway University > School of Arts > Dept. Communication and Liberal Arts
Depositing User: Dr Janaki Sinnasamy
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Date Deposited: 09 May 2019 02:31
Last Modified: 09 May 2019 02:31
URI: http://eprints.sunway.edu.my/id/eprint/1032

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