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Imagine you have been asked to collaborate on a project with a colleague whose cultural background isdifferent from your own.A principle to consider when collaborating with someone of a different cultural background would beacknowledgement. Acknowledge that they come from a different culture, and they may have verydifferent ways of thinking and doing things than what you are used to. Another principle that wouldneed to be consider would be communication. Understanding that their culture may have differentlanguages not just verbal but also nonverbal language. Some challenge of communicating across culturesis a language barrier. Some people even though they may speak your language it may not be their firstlanguage, so they only know the literal words they were taught verses the slang words you use. Thiscould lead to misunderstanding in what you were trying to tell them or ask them. Language challenges
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