Communicating in a Globalizing World
Communicating in a Globalizing World

Communicating in a Globalizing World

by Muriel Glasgow

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Communicating in a Globalizing World by Muriel Glasgow

Communicating in a Globalizing World: Back-to-basics communication to ABC - Always Be Civil. Connect, Communicate, be Civil. Value other cultures in a global community; be conscious of unconscious habits which speak volumes, travel and have fun…the key aspects to global communications and sustaining relationships. Issues like respect, tolerance, patience, understanding...these make the world go around as regards building relationships with people from other cultures. And do not forget the impact of a SMILE - Say More Immediately with a Little Encouragement - all cultures respond to a smile, a universal behaviour which is understood and appreciated by all.

This book stems from the author’s experience in the Philippines in 1977. when she encountered the President’s wife at a United Nations event and greeted her in Tagalog. The FirstLady was taken aback that a foreigner would greet her in her language and invited Ms Glasgow to Malacanang Palace, on
7.7.77.This interaction helped increase the author’s interest in languages and their cultural implications.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013324602
Publisher: Muriel Glasgow
Publication date: 09/29/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 246 KB

About the Author

Formerly with UNICEF for three decades plus, Ms Glasgow worked very closely with communities as she travelled across the globe appreciating at first hand their culture, workload, livelihoods , lifestyles. She appreciated the importance of building sustainable relationships with donors, private sector, governments, civil society, local and other indigenous associations, etc. Being an expatriate and interacting with other expatriates as well as the local communities, she also understood the importance of respect, tolerance, patience, appreciation, etc in building relationships.

In her podcasts on the Yakkers’ Corner, she interviews people involved in socio-economic and humanitarian development who are committed to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations; people who are dedicated to reaching the bottom billions and helping restore their dignity by improving their lives and livelihoods.

She is involved in the promotion of the Moringa Oleifera, communicating about the commercial, nutritional and climate change benefits of this plant on her radio show - Moringa Partners on BlogTalkRadio.

Ms Glasgow is a United Nations Mentor and an Ambassador of Peace.

These ABCs are also applicable also to family relationships, relationships with children, relationships with the human race - Get the eBook and enjoy the read of the A to Z of communicating effectively in a globalizing world.

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