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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_4

4. Electronic Communication

April Wells
(1)
Strongsville, Ohio, USA
 
By far the most difficult form of communication to understand well when it comes to dealing with different cultures is electronic communication such as e-mails, text messages, online reports, instant messages, and social media. The realm of electronic communication is fraught with places where miscommunication can occur, and yet as technologists, it is where we spend the majority of our time. Taking just a few minutes to think through your message and its delivery, as well as about the impact your communication can have on the receiver or ...

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