Chapter 9

Make It a F.U.N. Environment

Overview

Plain, simple fun is the most successful ingredient for crossing any and all cultural divides and creating team spirit, no matter what differences and difficulties exist. What is F.U.N. (fun, unique, nurturing), and how does it work? How does a manager create a F.U.N. environment where cross-cultural issues take a backseat to unified accomplishment? This chapter answers these questions.

Over the years, while working with multicultural workforces, I developed a practical approach to management that has proven highly successful. It works not only with multicultural workforces but in any organizational setting and for everyone. The method evolved as I worked with the day-to-day issues of a multicultural ...

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