Accomodating diverse clients

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Another report, “Building Successful Relationships in Chile,” includes such topics as friendliness and sincerity, gestures and posture, use of humor and the importance of family.

Reports can be ordered online at Business and are delivered via email within 10 minutes of order placement. Three of the four noted above are priced at .00 each; “Negotiating in Egypt” is .00.

Mc Gill’s Summary of Religious Observances 2001 was created so that the university’s faculty and administration could accommodate students, but the list can also be a resource for employers.

It includes dates and names of religious holy days for Aboriginal Spirituality, Baha’i Faith, Buddhism, Christianity, Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Jehovah’s Witness, Judaism, Shinto, Sikhism, Wicca and Zoroastrianism.

Treating people unfairly at work because of their cultural difference may be unlawful under equal opportunity laws.

If you think you have been discriminated against because of your culture, contact us for advice.

She indicates that a majority of practicing Muslims are South Asian, African-American or Arabic, but may also be from sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, Southeast Asia, the Caribbean or Turkey.

You are entitled to wear your religious dress at work, unless it creates a safety hazard.Religious Customs While country of origin may influence culture and customs, so too can religious beliefs.One religion with practices and observances that may need additional accommodations in the workplace is Islam, particularly given the fact that its followers are growing in numbers.Likewise, reports about other countries also cover cultural issues.A report about Chile, entitled “Doing Business in Chile,” addresses class and ethnic descent, topics to avoid, punctuality, proper protocol and women in business, among other subject areas.For example, the report for Egypt, entitled “Doing Business in Egypt,” addresses dress code, first meetings, verbal and nonverbal communication and decision-making behavior.

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