Tag Archives: workplace diversity

Build your diverse team, by knowing and respecting their traditions and beliefs.

There are many decisions made in the cross-cultural workplace, that are seen to be grossly unfair. And they often are.

Most workplace systems and rules and regulations, are based on the historical cultures, beliefs and traditions of the people who founded the organisation. And they expect their new diverse … Continue Reading ››

Cultural challenges with body position. Height and conflict.

When communicating, with a person from a community-based background, it is important to be at their level. It has been the traditional way, in African cultures, to immediately get to the height or below that of other people. When entering a home, a person will sit down and … Continue Reading ››

Conflict in the passageways

When working in diverse groups of people, a lot of confusion can occur in Scan_20150720 (4) the passageways. The more community-based cultures, will always try and walk around people who are in conversation. They have grown up to believe that one never breaks the human bond between people who are … Continue Reading ››