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Build your understanding on how you should approach different situations with your multicultural team members to create an effective global team.
This topic is helpful if you collaborate in a global team, have co-workers from different cultures or serve customers abroad. Learn how to build relationships, manage deadlines, get feedback, reach commitments and share information in ways that are inclusive and effective across cultures. Increasingly, businesses around the world have become more interconnected, and companies have to think more in terms of diversity in order to succeed. Global teams demand special attention. Different communications styles, attitudes toward conflict, approaches to completing tasks, decision making styles and time management are a few of the challenges that multicultural teams might be faced with. Knowing more about these differences can lead to building high levels of trust with global team members. This lack of cultural awareness and knowledge, and sensitivity can create a sense of division among workers and can divide workers and can create silos. Adjusting your business behavior to different cultural contexts is essential. This information explores the steps that you can take to educate yourself, the other team members and build your understanding on how you should approach different situations with your multicultural team members to create an effective global team. This material will provide you with strategies to communicate effectively across cultures.