Today, it is more important than ever to build a heterogeneous staff for your business that includes the culturally different employees. Teams that include the employees from different countries and backgrounds may have more creative ideas and methods of solving particular problems.The organizations from all industries are embracing the benefits of a diverse workforce. But with the benefits necessarily come the challenges of working across borders, cultures and languages.
Here are 13 advantages and challenges to face.
1.Different cultural perspectives can inspire the creativity and drive innovation;
2.The knowledge and intuition of the local market make a company more competitive and profitable;
3.Cultural sensitivity, intuition and local knowledge mean superior and targeted marketing quality;
4.Drawing on a pool of the culturally diverse talent allows an organization to attract and retain the best talent;
5.A different skill base allows an organisation to offer a wider and more adaptable range of products and services;
6.Different teams are more productive and perform better;
7.More opportunities for personal and professional growth
8.The colleagues from some cultures may be less likely to make their voices heard;
9.Integration between the multicultural teams can be difficult in the face of negative cultural prejudices or stereotypes;
10.The professional communication can be misinterpreted or difficult to understand through languages and cultures;
11.Navigating visa requirements, labor laws and the cost of meeting workplace requirements can be difficult;
12.Different understandings of professional label;
13.Conflicting working styles between teams.
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