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"To listen with intercultural ears and see with intercultural eyes means to limit your interpretations to content and to ignore tone, body language and form, which I admit takes practice. I help my clients do that by focusing on the speech act that is being expressed. They learn to set aside cultural preconceptions about what […]
According to Gus Lubin, "You can't expect negotiations with French to be like negotations with Americans, and the same holds true for cultures around the world." "British linguist Richard D. Lewis charted communication patterns as well as leadership styles and cultural identities in his book, "When Cultures Collide," now in a 2005 third edition. His […]
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"As a non-native speaker of English, you might often find yourself in situations like this: You’re sitting in a meeting or a teleconference, and some of the participants are native English speakers. They are speaking with one another very rapidly, and they are using some idiomatic or difficult-to-understand expressions. Someone says something you don’t understand, […]
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"Does human rights language matter?" asks Joanne Bauer (photo, left). "This question comes up with alarming regularity in discussions of business and human rights. Yes, we now have the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, which set out standards for corporate conduct with respect to human rights and delineate government duties to ensure corporate […]
"According to smallbusiness.chron.com, “As the globalization of industries and marketplaces bring managers ever closer to unique cultures around the world, it is more important than ever for managers and small business owners to understand why business etiquette is important.”"
"When Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, met with South Korean President Park Geun-hye (photo, left), he shook her hand with a pleasant smile and sincere eye contact. He did well with the smile; however, critics were ‘up in arms’ about his left hand in his pocket," writes Elizabeth Tuleja in an article for GlobalBizLeader.com.
"Intercultural communication is the communication exchange between people who are different culturally – it examines how the specific cultural differences affect the interactions of the people engaged. . . . The focus is on the individual as the unit of analysis." "Cross-cultural communication is not about the interaction of people from different cultures communicating, but […]« Previous Entries