Challenges in cross-cultural communication
The challenges of cross-cultural communication: When in Rome, do as the Romans - well, which one of us is "Rome" in a situation??
Some of the mentioned examples are very recognizable.
Be aware, be conscious - and if in doubt: get a coach !!
Workplaces are increasingly multicultural, meaning diverse ideas about how to get things done, communicate, handle conflicts, work in teams, be respectful, and on and on it goes. Janet Bennett, executive director of the Intercultural Communication Institute, leads workshops that help create "powerful intercultural competence." Bennett explains the growing discipline in this far reaching conversation with Dave Ross.