52 Activities for Improving Cross-Cultural Communication by Donna M. Stringer

By Donna M. Stringer

Fifty two actions for Exploring Values adjustments is a whole guide of actions dedicated to knowing ameliorations in simple values and ideology. The authors have written and tailored sound, ready-to-use actions for settings the place the exploration of worth adjustments will be necessary: the place of work, the school room, human assets courses, ESL sessions, company range education, foreign workforce improvement workshops, clash administration and others. The instructions for the actions are effortless to keep on with, and the worksheets may be photocopied and used with out unique permission. there's something for everybody during this e-book: those that like hands-on, sensible actions; those that favor experiential routines; and people who study top in the event that they can think about rules. The actions within the booklet range based on point of possibility, time required, context and staff (individual, staff, association, U.S. variety or international).ContentsAcknowledgmentsIntroductionActivities Cultural Values2 A Jolt of Reality3 Let's Draw a House4 Time Values5 Age Case Study6 a cost to D.I.E for7 function Models8 asserting It Makes It So9 businesses in Cultural Perspective10 Cross-Cultural Values11 Contrasting Values12 Origins of Cultural Contrasts13 Values of functionality Feedback14 What Do Others See?15 5 Values16 What could You Say?17 Generational Values18 workforce Values Assessment19 foreign Cultural Values20 paintings Values21 In My Family22 staff Commandments23 I Am24 U.S. American Values25 functionality Evaluations26 Cultural Interactions27 what's of Value?28 what's the Message?29 obvious and Invisible Values30 Similarities and Differences31 If this can be a worth, what is going to You See?32 4 Case Studies33 Values in Action34 studying staff Strengths and Values35 Sorting Values36 top Values37 client Values38 customer support Values Survey39 Your Values Meet the Team's Values40 A Simulation: Rockets and Sparklers41 an outstanding worker Is or Does42 My Values43 What Do They Bring?44 Behaviors i locate Difficult45 Values Line46 The tradition Compass47 Values of Conflict48 operating With Values49 most sensible Two50 Survey Your Values51 it is a Puzzle52 Window to Our WorldAppendix A: tradition and Values NarrativeAppendix B: transformations in Cultural Values WorksheetAppendix C: Values modifications handoutAppendix D: Does the variation Make a Difference?Resource BibliographyAbout the Authors

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2. What are the cultural issues that could arise during this exercise? 3. How did it feel to be asked to change your name? Who could this happen to in “real life”? 4. How did you feel during the third round of introductions? What went through your mind as you were asked to use a different part of your body with which to introduce yourself? 5. What cultural misperceptions could happen during the simple act of introducing ourselves? What communication techniques could be used to reduce the potential for misunderstanding?

No part of this publication may be reproduced or distributed in any manner whatsoever without written permission from the publisher. 11 Toothpicks Time Required: 45–60 minutes: 25–30 minutes for activity, 20–30 minutes to debrief Objectives: To help participants: Workpl ace Educ ation Nonverbal L–M 1. Explore how nonverbal communication impacts the message received. 2. Recognize the importance of learning the nonverbal rules of another culture. 3. Observe how nonverbal messages can be cultural and/or gender specific.

2. Review these rules on the chart or slide: • Follow the rules on your card. • Talk with someone who has a different color dot on his or her card. • Do not share the “rule” on your card. • Try to figure out the difference in your nonverbal communication rules. 52 Ac tivities for improving cross- cultur al communic ation Copyright © Nicholas Brealey Publishing. No part of this publication may be reproduced or distributed in any manner whatsoever without written permission from the publisher. 47 3.

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