Communication Across Cultures is Necessary due to:
1- outsourcing 2- offshoring 3- Global supply chains
High Context Cultures
q1- Place high value on relationships
qFavor indirect communication
qAssign meaning to shared history, nonverbal signals, and the Context of the message
Multicultural Communication Guidelines
qUnderstand how your own culture shapes your beliefs, values, and Behaviors.
qLearn about other cultures while keeping an open mind and Respecting differences.
qAdapt to variations in cultural communication patterns.
qOvercome language barriers.