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The Tech Professional's Guide to Communicating in a Global Workplace: Adapting Across Cultural and Gender Boundaries by April Wells

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© April Wells 2018
April WellsThe Tech Professional's Guide to Communicating in a Global Workplacehttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3471-6_2

2. Communication Is Culture

April Wells
(1)
Strongsville, Ohio, USA
 
Just as every culture has its own unwritten rules that govern it, inside every culture there are similar unwritten rules that govern the communication endemic to that culture. Some of the rules are obscure and difficult to understand or learn, while others (the ones that usually make the biggest impact) simply take paying attention and putting some effort into learning. In this chapter, you will learn how different global cultures view communication and how it differs from what you might be comfortable with. We will take what we learned ...

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