can listen and behave without imposing their own values and assumptions on others
carries an attitude of respect when approaching people of different cultures, which entails engagement in a process of self-reflection and self-critique
has the ability to move beyond their own biases
can maintain a communication style that is not based on being argumentative and competitive; can reach shared outcomes without manipulating or wearing down others with compelling evidence
is curious about the other person and seeks solutions that work across shared interests
is comfortable asking questions when uncertain or unclear about the assumptions of an individual or group
intentionally seeks to see, hear, and understand the cultural "other"
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Last updated on Friday, July 20, 2012.
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