Intercultural Business Communications
Our high school Global Gateway curriculum is designed to provide you and your students with essential attitudes, skills and knowledge for global citizenship, while exploring the complexity of current global issues. Through embedded social entrepreneurship principles, it promotes an understanding of the student as an active participant in the world, with an important role and crucial responsibilities.
The curriculum is aligned to the Common Core Standards, P21 Standards - 21st Century Skills, National Educational Technology Standards, and Career Technical Education Standards and organized in the following six main themes: Global Society, Global Geography, Global Environment, Global Education, Global Economy, Global Politics.
Intercultural Business Communications is one of four in Global Economy unit analyzing intercultural dimensions of business communications, exploring cultural and business protocols of Spanish-, Chinese- and Arabic-speaking countries. Students will explore proper business practices relating to negotiating, making appointments, greetings, titles, gestures and dress.
1) What are the business practices, proper protocol and greetings in a Spanish-, Chinese- and Arabic-speaking country?
2) How do business practices of a Spanish-, Chinese- and Arabic-speaking country relate to cultural dimensions and intercultural communication styles?
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