Sunday, February 18, 2007

Developing cultural awareness in a global business age

Developing cultural awareness in a global business worldFor many of us in the 21st century, the map of our business and social networks has radically changed. Once local or regional, those networks have become global, thanks to digital technology, which has transformed the geography of our professional and personal lives.

With these changes come challenges: what can we do to prepare ourselves to communicate effectively with our international contacts? How can we develop cultural awareness in a global age? From Pamela Slim at Escape from Cubicle Nation (along with comments from her readers) comes invaluable advice on "How not to be a cultural knucklehead in a global business world".

(Now if only someone out there can help me communicate with my British husband.)

(Thanks to Golden Practices for the link.)