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AVOIDING INTERCULTURAL FAUX PAS

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TITLE: AVOIDING INTERCULTURAL FAUX PAS CLASS: BUSINESS COMMUNICATION OST 1335 INTRODUCTION: The “global village” is emerging fast. To be successful in a global marketplace, business communicators need to become more aware of their own culture and how it differs from others. These differences include: time, space, food, religious customs & holidays, body language—just to name […]

Appropriate Business Behavior in Germany

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Modern technology has expanded our marketplace to include any place in the world. Therefore a business person needs to be aware of appropriate behavior when transacting business in other countries. This video gives you a glimpse of appropriate business behavior in Germany. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WS-Ke0hOX8]

STEREOTYPING CAN BE MISLEADING

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There are many barriers to effective communication. One of these is stereotyping which can lead to prejudice. This video presents a variety of stereotypes based on nationality. It illustrates how to deal with cultural differences positively and not just assume that what you have heard about a particular culture applies to everyone from that country/culture. […]

Diversity in the Workplace

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Modern technology has led to our culturally diverse workplace and our global marketplace. Gone are the days when co-workers, classmates, and even neighbors are the people we grew up with. The United States was once considered a “melting pot” where people migrated and were expected to discard the culture of their country and become “Americanized”. […]

Effective Communication Cycle

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Effective communication involves more than just hearing or reading a message.  This infographic is designed to illustrate the cycle of effective communication. The message that is sent must be decoded by the receiver. In order for effective communication to take place, the message must be interpreted as the sender intended it. The interpretation is based […]