Often when people are in a rush, angry and unsettled, they will “tell
somebody off”, in front of other team members. (Or family.)
This is not a cultural challenge, it is actually a matter of disrespect. Should you wish to communicate anything, that may embarrass somebody, take the time to speak to them where nobody else can hear.
Do remember, that your impressions of their actions may be wrong.
Firstly, with an open mind, ask them why they did whatever it was that has upset you. Once you have some understanding, and only then, should you guide them with respect.
Brian V Moore
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