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Practical tips and resources for International managers
Curated by Ann Marie Lei
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Making "small talk" in the American workplace - Ann Marie's Blog

Making "small talk" in the American workplace - Ann Marie's Blog | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
How do you start a casual, social conversation with an American co-worker? What kinds of topics are OK/not OK to talk about? How should I answer when someone asks "how was your weekend?
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Here's how to properly shake hands in 14 different countries

Here's how to properly shake hands in 14 different countries | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
Do you know handshake etiquette around the world?
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The Top 5 Lies Told by Intercultural Teams

The Top 5 Lies Told by Intercultural Teams | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
I hear many of my clients, who work within intercultural teams, tell these five lies.
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How to turn small talk into smart conversation

How to turn small talk into smart conversation | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
Tips from a comedian and a journalist on the art of going from small talk to big ideas. Try these out at the next summer wedding reception.
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Improve How You Speak English in Just 10 Minutes a Day

Improve How You Speak English in Just 10 Minutes a Day | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
My practical suggestion of daily reading out loud has as its objective to make speaking English a habit in an intercultural context.
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Eastern and Western attitudes about life explained in 18 simple infographics

Eastern and Western attitudes about life explained in 18 simple infographics | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
Yang Liu is an artist who was born in China but lived in Germany from the time she was 14. She designed this series of infographics to represent her observations about Chinese culture and German culture.
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Communicating Interculturally Takes More than Speaking English Well

Communicating Interculturally Takes More than Speaking English Well | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
Rarely does anyone think of asking themselves two fundamental questions that I help each of my clients answer. First: “How do you communicate?” Second: “How do you need to change how you communicate when you use English as a second language within an intercultural business context?”
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Three Ways to Improve How Colleagues from Other Cultures Hear You - Sherwood Fleming's Intercultural Communication Insights

Three Ways to Improve How Colleagues from Other Cultures Hear You - Sherwood Fleming's Intercultural Communication Insights | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
As speakers and writers we have to take more responsibility for the listening side of communication within intercultural business contexts..
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Are You the Ideal Intercultural Communication Client?

Are You the Ideal Intercultural Communication Client? | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
Within intercultural communication contexts, investigating beyond what you think you know opens countless new possibilities for action and satisfaction.
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Belinda MJ.B's curator insight, March 26, 2013 7:11 PM

Within intercultural communication contexts, investigating beyond what you think you know opens countless new possibilities for action and satisfaction.

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Can You Effectively Adapt to Your Intercultural Business Context?

Can You Effectively Adapt to Your Intercultural Business Context? | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
Rarely do people within intercultural business contexts get down to the specifics of what needs to be adapted and how that can be accomplished.
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Simplifying Intercultural Business Meetings

Simplifying Intercultural Business Meetings | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
The truth is that even native English speakers find intercultural business meetings challenging.
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Research Findings: The Value of Intercultural Skills in the Workplace

Research Findings: The Value of Intercultural Skills in the Workplace | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
Culture at Work: The value of intercultural skills in the workplace—A survey conducted by the British Council, Booz Allen Hamilton and Ipsos Public Affairs, of HR managers at 367 large employers in nine countries: Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the United Kingdom (UK), and the United States (US)The Report’s Conclusions“Our ability to engage successfully with other countries, organisations and people will depend to a large extent on whether 
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Bringing Generations Together in the Workplace

Bringing Generations Together in the Workplace | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
By forming mentor teams and blending communication styles, managers can ensure that all generational values are respected in the workplace.
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Adapt to a New Culture – but Don’t Go Too Far

Adapt to a New Culture – but Don’t Go Too Far | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
First, you need to understand the cultural code.
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One Reason Cross-Cultural Small Talk Is So Tricky

One Reason Cross-Cultural Small Talk Is So Tricky | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it

PSome of us are peaches, others are coconuts.

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Great insights for developing business relationships across cultures!

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Conversational Model of Management: Shaping a Better Future Together

Conversational Model of Management: Shaping a Better Future Together | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
Managers need to communicate as effectively as possible. This is especially true within intercultural business environments.
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10 Words That You’ve Probably Been Misusing

10 Words That You’ve Probably Been Misusing | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
There are so many words in the English language that it’s not surprising that the definitions for some of them have gotten mixed up over the years. It’s possible that you’ve gone your entire life without realizing your mistakes.
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How to Build Bridges when Communicating Across Cultures - Sherwood Fleming's Intercultural Communication Insights

How to Build Bridges when Communicating Across Cultures - Sherwood Fleming's Intercultural Communication Insights | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
How to Build Bridges when Communicating Across Cultures
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Cultural Competency Training Compromise Likely to Become Law | The Lund Report

Cultural Competency Training Compromise Likely to Become Law | The Lund Report | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
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The Intercultural Communication Challenges of Skype Meetings

The Intercultural Communication Challenges of Skype Meetings | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
The difficulty and dissatisfaction of using Skype to conduct meetings in an intercultural communication context is not due to the most obvious reasons.
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Jenny Ebermann's curator insight, March 8, 2013 8:33 AM

A must read for virtual team members and intercultural leaders!

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Do We Lose Our Identities within Intercultural Business Contexts?

Do We Lose Our Identities within Intercultural Business Contexts? | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
We have to ask ourselves: who am I when I communicate using English as a second language for my work in intercultural business environments?
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Lady Gaga Demonstrates the Perils of Intercultural Communication

Lady Gaga Demonstrates the Perils of Intercultural Communication | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
The next time you're disagreeing at work about what someone “really” meant, especially if they are from a different culture, remember Lady Gaga’s evil hair.
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Jenny Ebermann's curator insight, March 14, 2013 8:57 AM

Really excellent read about how confusing it can be when something is translated into a different language!

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Are You Clear When Making Requests Within Intercultural Contexts?

Are You Clear When Making Requests Within Intercultural Contexts? | Intercultural Communication at Work | Scoop.it
Making requests within intercultural contexts is not as evident as we may think.
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