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The Culture Map: Certainly Not Part of the Flat Earth Society

The Culture Map: Certainly Not Part of the Flat Earth Society

The world is dynamic, as are the people involved with creating livelihoods and jobs in every culture. The Culture Map by Erin Meyers works as a tool to help build communication across the barriers inherent in our different cultural backgrounds. It does not disregard the individual characteristics of a person within a cultural grouping, but instead shows an average consistent categorization of the perceived “norm” of a region. It enables the reader to use the book as a tool to help analyze where some areas of confusion, disagreement, and misunderstandings may occur.

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JUMP!’s Steps to Conflict Resolution

JUMP!’s Steps to Conflict Resolution

Step 1: Cool Down Remove yourself from the situation for a moment. When you’ve just been exposed to conflict, emotions are high and can reduce your rationale. It’s difficult to see the situation from a non-emotionally driven perspective at first. In taking a moment to...

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