|Alexandr looks on puzzled my mug of|
Polish Beetroot soup. I can't understand
the Polish but the diagrams are clear
- demonstrating respect,
- and cultural awareness that will stand you in good stead to develop the business relationship.
better collaboration across borders (43%)
and improved competitive advantage in global projects (39%).
A similar number (38%) noted a corresponding increase in the quality of customer care that resulted from an agile workforce able to respond to customers across borders and in different languages.
Difficulties caused by the language barrier and cultural variations in communication can lead to frustration, mistakes and delays, hampering the agility of a mobile, global workforce.
Employee retention is likely to see improvement if staff are offered the opportunity of global deployment, overseas travel or postings and the chance to grow and apply their skills within a larger enterprise pool.
Research suggests that the recruitment cost of replacing employees can be as high as 60% of a worker’s annual salary, with total costs associated with the impact on company turnover adding up to 200% of salary.
The media are quick to bash the supermarkets at the moment. This week it's Lidl last week it was poor TESCO.
In Aberystwyth Britain's largest supermarket chain put a sign up at an ATM for their store in Welsh. It should have read "arian am ddim" meaning "free money" but the supermarket wrote " cordiad am ddim" meaning "free erections". The sign has since been taken down