Cultural Competency is a MUST for anyone who likes to succeed in the globalized world. Many says they are globally oriented and or working globally but when you begin talking to them in a globalized information – they are lost. Why? They are not actually globally competent, instead they only work in a globally operating organization but the focus of their functional responsibility is either US or just one country but not having two or more countries knowledge and competency.
So, that shows how shallow the competency of people around us in regards to cross-culturally competence. These ten strategies help anyone to begin understanding what are required to become one.
This is the overview of what you can become and you will experience life without limitations!
First Step: Learn from the basics, and then bring yourself to speed up to maximum level. Like the illustrated ladder of learning for someone who likes to become Communicative Competent.
Second Step: Distinguish yourself with the learning of proper and correct vocabulary. Use them efficiently at any location, event, or when you are sharing information with someone regardless of his/her background.
Third Step: Take time to practice with other people. There are many venues of learning and practicing. The following is an example of the venue for practice. Some are free and some are paid. You get the value of what you pay for and the experience when it is given free.
Fourth Step: Understand the implications and sociological meanings of words, phrases, idiomatic expressions, slangs or the so called ‘lingua-franca’ By knowing…
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