Crossed Wires: Communication in a Virtual World
This multimedia session will explore the intersection of technology, culture and communication. While typically more aware of the need to be culture-savvy in face-to-face interactions, individuals tend to revert to their own personal style when communicating virtually. This is especially true when communicating via conference calls and instant messaging, impacting our messages in ways we may not intend. Culture can even have an impact on selecting the best medium to deliver your message. The session will leave you with helpful tips on improving the effectiveness of your virtual communication practices in the global business environment.