Unformatted text preview: miscommunication. Americans working in foreign countries may not understand business etiquettes and not translate something correctly. A gesture could be misunderstood and create problems. A weakness of single cultured groups is that other cultures are not represented. This could lead to discrimination and bigger issues. "It is important for managers to have at hand precise answers to most of the questions that their subordinates may raise about their work." - Reflect I agree with this statement. If the managers were not knowledge their authority would be questioned. They do not have to be all knowing but one would hope that the subordinates were not asking questions that they didn’t know. However, one might be tempted to even question their authority if they didn’t know the answer....
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- Spring '11
- multi-cultural teams, single cultured groups