Cross-cultural workplaces can be confusing. But they don’t need to be!
The simple model below highlights eight pairs of contrasting behaviors, helping you navigate any global workplace. Think of each pair as forming a spectrum. People and cultures can sit anywhere between the two types. Analyze your colleagues and yourself to identify gaps, similarities and ways to work more effectively. Dive in!
COMMUNICATION How people express themselves & describe goals
DIRECT: Clarity and efficiency are top priorities
Within direct cultures, communication is clear and concise, leaving...