Some Strategies for Working Across Different Cultures

In addition to adopting the mindset just described, you’ll need some strategies to help you navigate across different cultures. Exhibit 8.1 summarizes several of these strategies, some of which were used by the Neighbors leaders. I discuss each strategy in the rest of this section.
Exhibit 8.1. Effective Strategies for Working Across Different Cultures.

Respect Differences; Don’t Allow Them to Overshadow Commonalities

Myra Howze Shiplett is a consultant who spent over thirty years working for the executive and judicial branches of the federal government, including holding senior positions ...

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