Special Seminar on Cross Cultural Communication Skills Held on July 14, 2017, Delivered by Dr. Ashok Kumar Srivastav, University Secretary & Registrar, Global College Malta
The “Special Seminar Series” is the brainchild of Prof. J.P.Sharma, Director, IMS Ghaziabad. Today, was the first special Seminar for the 28th Batch of PGDM ( 2017-19), and 19th in a row since its inception in March 29, 2016. The Guest of Honor, Dr. Ashok Kumar Srivastava, University Secretary & Registrar, Global college Malta, delivered a Seminal Lecture on “Cross Cultural Communications Skills”.
Dr. Srivastava, highlighted the various facets of the “Cross Cultural” communications. He drew attention on different types of Culture- Neutral v/s Affective, Specific v/s Diffuse, High Culture Context v/s Low Culture etc. He also emphasized on the much desired “Cross Cultural Skills” like Flexibility, Openness, Cultural Self Confidence, Humility, Spirit of Adventure, Sense of Humour, and also why to avoid Jargons and slangs, during communications. He threw light on “Verbal & Non-Verbal Communications”. Finally, Dr. Srivastava cautioned about “Cultural Sensitivity”. There was “Question & Answer Session” where students raised their issues. Finally, the Chairperson- Special Seminar Series, Dr. S.K.Dube, expressed “Vote of Thanks” to the august gathering.