Indirect Communication: Part 2

I thought that today I would continue on in sharing some of the things I've been learning from "Cross-Cultural Conflict", by Duane Elmer. As I'd mentioned before, two thirds of the world (including Japan) uses indirect methods as its primary form of communication. In fact, many of these cultures often find direct communication to be rude or cruel. 

Instead, two-thirds of the world uses passive and stative voices very prominently in their communications. If you're like me, and have next-to-no…

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