“Intercultural Communication and Business” Progression with Madeleine Adkins

Intercultural Communication and Business

Join Madeleine Adkins in her progression on intercultural communication within the business environment!

Progression  Description:

In today’s global economy, what are common issues and challenges that occur in intercultural work environments? Why do intercultural communication misunderstandings and conflicts occur, and what strategies help to avoid and resolve them? This brief presentation will provide an overview of intercultural communication issues in business, the origins of cultural gaps in business, and strategies for analyzing and overcoming intercultural issues as they arise in today’s work environments.

Madeleine’s Biography:

Madeleine Adkins has worked in a number of fields, including technical communication, instructional design, teaching, linguistics, leadership planning, and intercultural communication. Over the course of her career, she has worked both in and with traditional corporations, high tech firms, NPOs, universities, and small businesses in the US and Japan. A speaker of multiple languages, Madeleine has undergraduate and graduate degrees in linguistics. Her academic studies, as well as much of her work, have focused on the interplay of language and culture.

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This year’s conference is held from Sunday, March 25 through Tuesday, March 27 at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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