Questions tagged [cultural-sensitivity]

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What is an acceptable way for an American to apologize to a Korean coworker after critizing them in front of other coworkers?

Imagine you work in a United States office where some employees are from the USA and others from Korea. What is an acceptable way for an American employee to apologize to a Korean employee when the ...
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What to tell the senior staff about dietary restrictions of my team, for a welcome party?

I manage a team in which some people have dietary restrictions, religious and cultural. These people are new to my team. I am located in France. Senior management is planning a party for the ...
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How do I get along with different cultures in work environment [closed]

How do I get along (quickly even the minimum) with different cultures in work environment, while communication is a big constraint and colleges are open to differences. The problem is that I find the ...
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What kind of roles/line of work value ability to take criticism and maintain a level head with high cultural awareness? [closed]

According to plum.io I'm really good at those. So in my scoping out where I could add value, I'd be really interested in roles that emphasise those soft skills over social skills, as I'm much more ...
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Is there anything specific I should be aware of when interviewing with an female Indian interviewer?

I'm a US citizen living in the US, interviewing for a software development position in Washington, USA. My initial phone interview tomorrow will be with a female hiring manager located in India. I'm ...
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Talking to colleague with short skirt - how do I not come off as a creep?

So, today a colleague of mine from Marketing came by my desk to ask for some input with regards to technical information about our products. This is not our first conversation - the previous ones have ...
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Is the term “tribal knowledge” considered culturally insensitive? [closed]

This term is common in English-speaking workplaces. I'm not sure if there is an equivalent term in other languages. Given the derivation of the term itself, is this term entering the realm of cultural ...