Appendix C - XCOM 285 Essentials of Managerial...

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XCOM 285 Essentials of Managerial Communication Axia College Material Appendix C Cross-Cultural Communication Country Preferred Communication Style Nonverbal Communication Practices Business Communication Norms Strategies to Increase Cross- Cultural Communication Australia Australians speak over 100 languages but use English the most. They are very direct (Blunt) in their communication. They use humor in all business transactions and it is normal and expected (WBC, 2011). It is stated that eye contact is the most important Nonverbal communication. Men rarely express emotions. A handshake clearly closes a deal (WBC, 2011). Normally business communications is very light and humorous. It is also very normal to be 5- 10 minutes late to meetings and business gatherings (WBC, 2011). If looking to increase cross cultural communications one would have to really study other cultures. It would be very important to make sure that you are not offensive in any way to any other culture. It would take massive research as well. Acceptable wording and language and tone are very different. One would need to be very educated! Nigeria
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This note was uploaded on 06/25/2011 for the course COM 285 taught by Professor Brewer during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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Appendix C - XCOM 285 Essentials of Managerial...

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