As the world becomes increasingly connected through technology and travel, modern businesses are becoming more and more multicultural.
If you’re a business with an international outlook or staff from all kinds of different backgrounds, working together productively and respectfully is beneficial for business. Having a diverse cultural team can help open doors for your business and bring insights that help your business operate in foreign markets.
If you’ve set your business sights abroad, it’s vital that you’re aware of how other cultures conduct business. Cultural awareness can help you to communicate better, avoid misunderstandings and work successfully with people the world over.
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Hannah is The Hub’s specialist on social issues and HR. She has a master’s degree in Contemporary Literatures and writes about safeguarding issues and business. When she’s not writing, she practises yoga and peruses bookshops.
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