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Communication differences: Australia, Kenya, Nigeria

In three sentences answer the following:

In Kenya what is the preferred communication style?

In Kenya what is the non-verbal communication?

In Kenya what is business communication norms?

In Nigeria what is the preferred communication style?

In Nigeria what is the non-verbal communication?

In Nigeria what is business communication norms?

In Australia what is the preferred communication style?

In Australia what is the non-verbal communication?

In Australia what is business communication norms?

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Australia Communication style is informal. It is also direct and blunt. Australians use humor a lot in communication.
Non verbal communication in Australia can include a touch on the shoulder to make a point. They prefer to stand an arm's length away. They shake hands, but hugging is limited and usually only in family situations.
Business communication also is direct and avoids evasiveness. Australians do not like bragging, even about products and services. This type of communication among business should be factual as opposed to trying to make one product seem better than others.

Kenyan communication is ...

Solution Summary

Short discussions on communication styles in the three named countries, following the outline questions.

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