WEEK 8 DISCUSSION

(((DISCUSSION QUESTION – NOT PAPER)))

  • Examine key communication barriers in multicultural working environments. Suggest two (2) possible effects of cross-cultural communication barriers. Recommend two (2) actions that a leader could take in order to demonstrate that he or she respects a member from another culture. Justify your response.
  • Suppose a manager believes that hiring three (3) more staff members would double productivity for the business unit; however, there is a hiring freeze in the organization. Suggest two (2) negotiating techniques that the manager could use with the company executives to receive an exemption from the hiring freeze. Provide a rationale for your suggestion.