Discussion : Intercultural Communication
In Discussion Forum 3, post your response to the following discussion question. Reply to at least two classmates’ responses by the date indicated in the Course Calendar.
Select one of the following countries: India, Bolivia, Tunisia, Vietnam, Malaysia, South Korea, Finland, Jamaica, United Arab Emirates, or Sri Lanka.
Scenario: Your organization is opening a new international branch of operations. Six staff members have been chosen to represent the company as an initial task force, located in the capital city. An interpreter has been hired to assist with translations; however, the team needs to familiarize itself with the cultural aspects of communications in the capital city. Prepare a professional briefing of 100 to 200 words about the indigenous culture of your chosen country. The summary must include at least five cultural communication elements/practices (either verbal or nonverbal) that the delegation needs to know. Properly cite in APA format all information you borrow from outside sources.