Our social and workplace environment are becoming more and more
colourful and diverse. We meet foreign colleagues in the workplace and
we deal and communicate with foreign patients on a daily basis. This
leads to challenges for mutual understanding – and understanding is
required, not just from a language point of view. The intercultural
workplace also provides us with an opportunity to learn and to see
things from a different perspective.
When we regarded conflict situations mentioned in the modules before, we could see that there were no easy decisions concerning tolerance and acceptance. Therefore, we want to learn more. We want to acquire knowledge and skills to avoid or to settle conflicts and also to profit from different views, skills and change of perspectives.
In this module we will focus on important differences that we encounter, socially based standards, habits, communication styles in other countries or cultures.
this module we will focus on important differences that we encounter,
socially based standards, habits and communication styles in other
countries or cultures.
styles and non-verbal communication can be so different between
cultures! Let’s get better prepared for UNDERSTANDING – to avoid
conflicts and to enjoy the adventure of getting to know how
communication works in other cultures.
all are aware of how important food is for feeling well and living a
healthy life. Holistic care for the patient also includes nutritional
care. In immigrant families traditional structures are changing.
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