Tips on Communicating Virtually Across Cultures

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The global pandemic continues to complicate how we conduct business with colleagues and customers around the world.

It’s tempting to think that just because we have access to Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google Hangouts, and other teleconferencing platforms, communications are the same everywhere.

They are not.

Wondering just how much culture impacts communicating and working with people from different backgrounds? Most people think that the language barrier is the only factor.

But it’s more. This month, we’re reviewing how culture impacts our communications and identifying tips for virtual interactions.

Communicating with different cultures requires an understanding of how culture impacts communication tones, styles, and preferences.

Here are a few tips to communicate more effectively across cultures.

 

Scheduling Calls and Meetings Globally

Communicating Verbally and Physically

Sending Culturally Appropriate Emails

 

LOOKING FOR MORE TIPS ON COMMUNICATING WITH

PEOPLE FROM OTHER CULTURES?

ATMA INSIGHTS CAN HELP

Visit ATMA INSIGHTS to learn more about countries, cultures, and global business topics.

Questions? Please email us at communications@atmaglobal.com.