April 19, 2013

Workplace Etiquette in the US - Verbal and Written Communication

American workplace communication sensitization tips in this video include: 
  • How to politely interrupt someone when they are busy 
  • Division of personal and professional communication 
  • How to answer and make calls in a professional way 
  • Sending e-mail to impress 
  • Avoiding sexual harassment (eve teasing) at work 
  • How to use time when work is completed or slow 
  • Respect for the office space 
  • Appropriate Language 
  • Unacceptable and acceptable topics for small talk 
While watching, think about these questions:
  • What do you notice about American workplace values and work culture by watching this video?
  • Is there anything new or different that you did not expect in the video?
  • What are the similarities and differences between the US expectations and your culture’s expectation at work?

Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments boxes below.

See Part 1  |  See Part 3

If you’d like to arrange for a fun and interactive two or three day training for your employees in India on American work culture, values and interactions to help your employees relate better with their US counterparts, contact Jennifer Kumar.

Thank you for reading.

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