5 Tips for International Communication

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5 Tips for International Communication
John D. Astor, Coach, United States, Member
In conducting business, cultural missteps can ruin a good opportunity. As the world shrinks and we work closer and closer together, accepting and understanding each other becomes more essential every day.
Communicating with clarity and purpose leads to success. And in our global world it becomes more perilous for business people to make costly mistakes that can ruin a relationship and can be avoided.

For organizations, large and small, having the ability to grow geographically can bring many benefits - if they can transcend cultural differences. We don't need a cultural anthropologist or even a psychiatrist. But what we do need is a universal method for interacting free of bias and prejudice and inclusive of grown differences.
By considering basic behavior, we can observe distinctions in each culture. But are there some c...Sign up

Excellent Tips for International Communication
John Prendergast, Management Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
I totally agree with the 5 behaviors mentioned, particularly on first meetings, due to history many countries carry a "stereotype identity" and...Sign up

How to Prepare for International Communication
Helen Strong, Business Consultant, South Africa, Member
I believe that it is wise to do some basic research before going on an international trip. Maybe speak to consultants or advertising agencies t...Sign up

Steps in International Communication
Veronika, Project Manager, Czech Republic, Member
I can say from my daily work that:
1st you should LISTEN,
2nd you should USE YOUR COMMON SENSE,
3rd REPEAT ALL CONTEXT just for clarifi...Sign up

Aspects of International Communication
Barry, Consultant, Nigeria, Member
Intercultural communication is pivotal to business success. The use of your tone of voice, gestures, facial expression, body language and polite expre...Sign up

Regional Communication Differences
ernest agbenohevi, Consultant, Ghana, Member
Regions, metropolitan areas and communities also show important attributes that characterize them, such as accepted norms, behaviours, customes, pract...Sign up

Prepare your Ideas for International Communication
Geoff Upton, Management Consultant, Australia, Member
The five tips are very useful cross cultural points.
I find it helpful to plan to be able to express my ideas in several different ways if...Sign up

Careful with Jokes in International Communication
Ogechukwu Patrick, Entrepreneur, Nigeria, Member
I totally agree with these 5 steps.
For example, what may serve as a joke in the eastern part of my country maybe not be funny or maybe misunders...Sign up

Mirror your Host as Far as Possible
Kelvin H Mwiinga, Student (MBA), Zambia, Member
We are different people but might have the desire to exchange values, i.e. trade.
Best you first observe what the natives do, adjust within your ...Sign up

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