Recognizing Organizational Culture Can Improve Community Outreach

When working across diverse groups of people, we are often confronted with values, perspectives, and behaviors that may differ from our own. These differences can present us with challenges that may make it hard to collaborate with others outside of our own organizations or to connect with community members or clients that are part of our target audience. Recognizing aspects of our own organizational culture can help us be better prepared to adapt to other organizations and populations when building community ties.

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Three Ways to Increase Cross-Cultural Communication: The Key is Flexibility

Working with multicultural communities can be a rich and rewarding experience. However, there are many challenges when communicating cross-culturally that can lead to unfortunate misunderstandings and frustrations. Cross-cultural communication focuses specifically on looking at communication practices between people of diverse backgrounds. Let’s look at three strategies for improving your communication skills.

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