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Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

How may cultural influences lead to misunderstandings in communication of either verbal or nonverbal messages?

Which factors or dimensions are of greatest importance in managing a diverse workplace, and which, in your experience, are of lesser importance?

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1) How may cultural influences lead to misunderstandings in communication of either verbal or nonverbal messages?

Various cultures express themselves differently from each other. For example, in certain cultures, it is very disrespectful for a woman to walk next to her husband-she must always be a step behind him. Whereas, in the American culture, it is ...

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If not well addressed, cultural differences can lead to verbal and non-verbal misunderstandings. Below, recommendations are given for managing a diverse workplace.

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