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    Multicultural Communication: SNCO and Agencies

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    As a Sergeant Major/ Command Sergeant Major in the US Army, how will you establish relation between multinational organizations assigned to your Area of Responsibility?

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    Multicultural Communication

    When people of different social and cultural backgrounds come together, there often brews a sense of conflict and misunderstanding. This is because culture is unique, it informs the way people view the world, what is important to them, how they make meaning out of what they see, hear and observe. What is ideal for one is not necessarily acceptable to the other and what is acceptable to some is downright abhorrent for others. Take for example the influence of religion and politics - these 2 social constructs shape people's sense of ethics and morality, right and wrong. Even when one has accepted the multicultural nature of the world, it is not always the case that others do. They will still judge the world from their unique perspectives, especially if their cultures do not allow for a sense of relativism. Organizations are small ...

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    The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the topic of cross-cultural communication that can be used by military NCOs in managing the agencies that work in their area of responsibility. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.