MAINSTREAM AUSTRALIAN AND ABORIGINAL CULTURES - CULTURAL ISSUES THAT MIGHT INFLUENCE COMMUNICATION IN THE TEAM CONTEXT Introduction In the present age of globalisation, cultural diversity in the workplace is now a common and critical reality for multinational companies all around the world. Among the most important issues, in this respect, is the role of effective communication in promoting effective teamwork. In fact, as one teams of researchers argues, “communication is often seen as the most important factor in coordinating work among team members" (Roebuck, Brock & Moodie, 2004). It follows that the current study assumes that a team composed of mainstream Australians and indigenous Aborigines has been formed to work on a project....The end:
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