F. Sigmund Topor

F. Sigmund Topor is a Scholar-Practitioner and President of International & Intercultural Communications, Francis Sigmund Topor conducts research and lecturers at a number of universities including Toyo the University of Electro-Communications, Seijo and Keio in Tokyo, Japan. His expertise include Adult Education, Critical Thinking, Biomedical Ethics, Epistemology, and Japanese Sociolinguistics. Dr. Topor also currently provides intercultural communicative competency to Japanese multinational corporations in Tokyo; haven provided educational services to the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education. He has an extensive portfolio of writings including A Sentence Repetition Placement Test For EFL/ESL Learners In Japan and the Empowerment of Japanese Women: What Will the Social Impact Be?

Publications

Cultural Perspectives on Global Research Epistemology: Emerging Research and Opportunities
F. Sigmund Topor. © 2021. 116 pages.
Cultural values and structures differ in societies throughout the world. For example, the traditional conformism of Confucian countries is vastly dissimilar from the...
Examining Ethics and Intercultural Interactions in International Relations
F. Sigmund Topor. © 2020. 333 pages.
The need for intercultural communication and understanding has never been greater. The unstoppable confluence of technology continues to unsympathetically disrupt, distort, and...
Cultural Hemorrhage of Religion and Spirituality on Healthcare and Wellness
F. Sigmund Topor. © 2020. 26 pages.
As life approaches expectancy and senescence actualizes, the regenerative capacity of the vital organs and their functionality is reduced. Such a reality gives rise the need to...
Managerial Ethics and the Function of Culture in Mexico and the United States
F. Sigmund Topor. © 2020. 30 pages.
This chapter is a reflection on the ethical distinctions between two cultures that share the same civilization (i.e., Mexico and the United States). Impoverished ethical...
Standardizing Ethics East and West: The Need to Conform to a One World Standard
F. Sigmund Topor. © 2020. 28 pages.
A basic element that separates primates from Homo sapiens is language, which serves as a socializing catalyst for interpersonal and intercultural communication. Linguistic rules...
The Ethical Dilemma of Early Global Childhood Education
F. Sigmund Topor. © 2020. 20 pages.
This chapter investigates ethical dilemmas associated with early childhood education in Confucian heritage countries. It draws on literature in philosophy, psychology, sociology...
The Ethical Dilemma of Early Global Childhood Education
F. Sigmund Topor, June C. Hysell. © 2019. 17 pages.
This chapter investigates ethical dilemmas associated with early childhood education in Confucian heritage countries. It draws on literature in philosophy, psychology, sociology...
Ethical Standards and Practice in International Relations
F. Sigmund Topor. © 2018. 364 pages.
In every culture, ethos is an important aspect of life as it informs opinions on nearly everything from law to religion. However, while the existence of ethos may be universal...
The Need for Global Standards in Biomedical Ethics and the Qualitative Methodology
F. Sigmund Topor. © 2018. 28 pages.
The unity of humanity has placed the role of culture in maintaining wellness and coping with illness under examination in biomedical research. The qualitative methodology, which...
Standardizing Ethics East and West: The Need to Conform to a One World Standard
F. Sigmund Topor. © 2018. 29 pages.
A basic element that separates primates from us Homo sapiens is language, which serves as a socializing catalyst for interpersonal and intercultural communication. Linguistic...
The Ethical Dilemma of Early Global Childhood Education
F. Sigmund Topor, June C. Hysell. © 2018. 21 pages.
This chapter investigates ethical dilemmas associated with early childhood education in Confucian heritage countries. It draws on literature in philosophy, psychology, sociology...
Handbook of Research on Individualism and Identity in the Globalized Digital Age
F. Sigmund Topor. © 2017. 645 pages.
Globalization has shifted perspectives on individualism and identity as cultural exchange occurs more rapidly in an age of heightened connectivity. As technology connects those...
The Need for Global Standards in Biomedical Ethics and the Qualitative Methodology
F. Sigmund Topor. © 2017. 28 pages.
The unity of humanity has placed the role of culture in maintaining wellness and coping with illness under examination in biomedical research. The qualitative methodology, which...
Cultural Hemorrhage of Religion and Spirituality on Healthcare and Wellness
F. Sigmund Topor. © 2017. 26 pages.
As life approaches expectancy and senescence actualizes, the regenerative capacity of the vital organs and their functionality is reduced. Such a reality gives rise the need to...
A Sentence Repetition Placement Test for ESL/EFL Learners in Japan
F. Sigmund Topor. © 2014. 18 pages.
Informed by psycholinguistics, an aspect of the theory of Communicative Competence, this chapter explores the predictive utility of a Sentence Repetition (Placement) Test (SRPT)...
The Empowerment of Japanese Women: What Will the Social Impact Be?
F. Sigmund Topor. © 2014. 17 pages.
Power is defined as relational, authoritative, motivational, and as knowledge. Empowerment is the act of facilitating individuals to achieve their wishes, desires, and objectives...