Author(s): Fulden ?NAL ZOREL
Internationalization of corporationsthrough globalization renders interaction between people from different cultures and consequently intercultural communication as a fact of professional life. This fact adds a new one in competences that international company employees have to have in order to succeed in business life: Intercultural competence as total of knowledge, skills and attitudes that minimize problems in communication between people from different cultures within a common environment. This competence is important for people working in international companies that they communicate effectively with people from different cultures and manage cultural differences. In this study, as mentioning international companies and multicultural work environment, the importance of intercultural communication is discussed and intercultural competence concept is analyzed as a qualification needed for international company employees.