Unformatted text preview: how we can as an organization better empower you. You cannot ask is language a barrier or does your ethnicity present a problem as relates to you ability to deal with others. In the U.S. we deal with age, race, gender and ethnic differences all of which can be deemed cultural. If you are culturally ignorant you are very likely to offend which in the end is likely to cost you business and /or clients in the long run. Intellectual traits can help mitigate risk in a virtual environment by improving the overall ability to communicate. Without building bridges for communication other operational interaction becomes moot. Elder, L., & Paul, R. (2008). Critical thinking: Concepts and tools. Dillon Beach, CA: Foundation for Critical Thinking. Molinsky, A. (2009). A situational approach for assessing and teaching acculturation. Journal of Management Education, 20 (10), 1–22. Retrieved from the SAGE Management and Organization Studies Full Text Collection database...
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- acculturation assessment framework, Alan Lewis, Dr. Richard Bush