CROSS CULTURAL COMMUNICATION TRAINING
In order to get your results, you need to understand their mindset
BUSINESS CORRESPONDANCE WITH ISRAELIS
TASK MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNICATION IN ISRAEL
Examples of common problems:
ISR: They don't raise red flags.
Non-Isr: We told them about the problem, but they didn't listen/hear us.
Non-Isr: They change things constantly and don't update documentation.
ISR: Things change quickly, we need to be flexible. It's better to talk, than to write long documents.
ISR: We need them to be more proactive. If something is unclear, they should ask.
Non-Isr: They give unclear tasks: what are the requirements, timeframes, details?
These are just a few examples of many problems arising from cultural differences.
The training addresses business behaviors such as:
Direct vs. Indirect Communication
Task vs. Relationship Orientation
Risk Taking vs. Risk Avoiding
Time Strict vs. Time Loose
Individual vs. Collective Work
Linear vs. Complex Thinking
As well as questions like:
What do they expect from a manager?
Who is the ideal employee in their eyes?
How to motivate them at work?
How to establish and maintain good working relationships?
How to handle tasks so that both sides are happy?
How to solve conflicts?
How to give feedback?
Dos and Don'ts
LECTURE: "HOW TO WORK WITH… "
Introductory lecture of 1.5- 2.5 hours gives background and general guidelines for understanding the specific business culture (Israeli, USA, Russian, etc.) and identify the major differences between the Israeli and the local mentality.
It is designed for unlimited number of participants.
LECTURE: "CROSS-CULTURAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS"
This introductory lecture of 1.5- 2.5 hours presents major differences in business behaviors between cultures and gives guidelines for closing the gaps. The lecture is accompanied by multiple examples and case studies from different cultures and their solutions.
It is designed for an unlimited number of participants.
COUNTRY SPECIFIC WORKSHOPS (ISRAEL, USA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE, etc)
Cross-cultural questionnaire and self-analysis. Identify the gaps between yourself and your partners.
Case study and discussion. Get practical tips on how to manage relationships better.