Communication Skills

Culture and Communication: Improving Communication With Foreign Audiences

Culture and Communication: Improving Communication With Foreign Audiences

Cultural and communication differences exist in many capacities.  In business, international managers often see differences in how meetings are used and conducted among cultures.  In some regions, meetings are used to approve key decisions, as opposed to debate the merits of one strategy over another.  Where meetings are used to…

Communication Skills You Need For Global Business Success

Communication Skills You Need For Global Business Success

The days of global strategy forethought are long past.  Today having a global strategy is a business mandate.   It requires identifying and responding to business opportunities and weaknesses while also being intentionally alert to threats and your own strengths in both foreign and domestic markets.  Additionally it implies the use…

Communicating Effectively in International Business

Communicating Effectively in International Business

Usually the problems we experience when working with other cultures relate to communication.  Unfortunately, no matter how much we think we know about the other culture, communication problems will persist.  What is necessary is clarity, precision, active listening and trust.  The qualities that help managers communicating effectively in international business…