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Culture crossing

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How are we bearers of culture? How can we communicate better across cultural borders?

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Culture crossing

  1. 1. © 2010 Long & Olsen, www.longolsen.com, woon@long.no. Crossing cultural borders Long Litt Woon
  2. 2. © 2010 Long & Olsen, www.longolsen.com, woon@long.no. Increased understanding of how we are bearers of culture Increased awareness of tools to facilitate cultural crossings Increased knowledge regarding communication across cultural boundaries Crossing cultural borders
  3. 3. © 2010 Long & Olsen, www.longolsen.com, woon@long.no. In Norway I discovered Malaysia
  4. 4. © 2010 Long & Olsen, www.longolsen.com, woon@long.no. “What you see depends on where you are”
  5. 5. © 2010 Long & Olsen, www.longolsen.com, woon@long.no. Elements of competence • General cultural awareness • Context for meeting • Personal preferences and skills • Specific cultural knowledge
  6. 6. © 2010 Long & Olsen, www.longolsen.com, woon@long.no. Want to know more? Contact: www.longolsen.com
  7. 7. © 2010 Long & Olsen, www.longolsen.com, woon@long.no. Want to know more? Contact: www.longolsen.com

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