Trong thế giới ngày nay, it’s common to work with people from different cultures. And since effective business depends on clear communication, it’s important to consider different aspects of culture. Your colleagues may do business differently than you do. Vì thế, knowing more about intercultural communication can help your work go more smoothly and avoid any misunderstandings.
Trong tập này, we’ll go over some points to consider for working in a multicultural team. We’ll look at general business culture, specific business customs, levels of formality, and local cultural awareness. And since food is often served in business settings, we’ll talk about that, too.
We’ll be listening to, a manager at a biotechnology company based in the United States. Although Ming is originally from China, he has worked for many years at the head office in New York and is now heading to Brazil to manage a team of international researchers. Trong tập này, Ming is preparing for his trip by talking to a colleague, Tanya, who lived and worked in Brazil for 3 năm.
Câu hỏi nghe:
1. What has Ming heard about Curitiba?
2. What does Tanya say about relationships in Brazil?
3. What honorary title does Ming ask about?