The communication of ideas, values, and innovations across cultural boundaries has the potential to bring about transformative change. But it is complex process involving individuals and entities representing differing cultural traditions, and so demands skilled leadership to ultimately effect beneficial outcomes. This chapter examines these leadership challenges as they relate to the diffusion of online education in trans-cultural settings.
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