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Unformatted text preview: s.c ss"); We e k 0 3 - Pro b l e m s w i t h Pro c e sse s I : C o m m u n i c at i o n - @ i m p o rt u rl ("/c o n t e n t /e n fo rc e d/4 3 0 4 2 PD6 _k o a_c e l _112 9 /C SS/t ab l e _o f_c o n t e n t s.c ss"); C o n t e n t an d A c t i v i t i e s - d. A n E x am p l e o f a C u l t u ral C o m m u n i c at i o n Pro b l e m An Example of a Cultural Communication Problem T he audio play in t his sec t ion desc ribes a c ult ural c ommunic at ion problem. A c ult ural c ommunic at ion problem will be an issue t hat arises bec ause t he usual way t hat people t ransmit messages and use inf ormat ion is not t ransparent or ac c essible t o anot her person—say, a new employee. Somet imes c ult ural c ommunic at ion problems will c ome up bec ause people c ome f rom dif f erent c ult ural bac kgrounds, but t hat ’s not t he whole pic t ure. Workplac es © Univ e rsity of Wa te rloo t hemselves have c ult ures (as do ext ended f amilies, sc hools, sport s, and ot her kinds of organizat ions in whic h people share ac t ivit ies, hist ory, and environment ). A new person will always have t o adjust t o t he est ablished workplac e c ult ure—and somet imes t hat c ult ure will have t o adapt t o t he new person. It ’s very import ant t o address and solve c ult ural c ommunic at ion problems t o enhanc e t he produc t ivit y and happiness of people in t he workplac e. List en t o “Herbert Goes Bowling” and c hoose t he best opt ion at eac h break in t he narrat ive. PD 6 On l i n e - Fal l 2 0 12 - @ i m p o rt u rl ("/c o n t e n t /e n fo rc e d/4 3 0 4 2 PD6 _k o a_c e l _112 9 /C SS/t ab l e _o f_c o n t e n t s.c ss"); We e k 0 3 - Pro b l e m s w i t h Pro c e sse s I : C o m m u n i c at i o n - @ i m p o rt u rl ("/c o n t e n t /e n fo rc e d/4 3 0 4 2 PD6 _k o a_c e l _112 9 /C SS/t ab l e _o f_c o n t e n t s.c ss"); C o n t e n t an d A c t i v i t i e s - e . Su m m ary 10/ 9/ 12 Print able View Summary Summary: Problems with Processes I Communication Communic at ion problems are very c ommon in workplac es. Most c ommunic at ion problems are c omplex, and some are...
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