According to these polls, what are the most typical areas of potential conflict in the cooperation between the Germans and the Russians? It comes again and again to the same topics: understanding of hierarchy, time management, labor and management style, different communication styles, etc. Keywords communication style: What concrete communication situations in this case is the speech? Practically of all oral and written communication situations, but above all by the direct communication in projects, personal work (motivational strategies, group behavior, staff interviews) or the conduct of negotiations. What is the role of the cultural identity of this because? “There are actually great differences between the German” and Russian “communication style? Communication is complicated enough already for people of same cultural circle. People from different cultures meet each other, the communication through cultural differences is more complex. The German communication style tends to be more direct, i.e. the Germans speak plainly when they express their opinion or criticism.
The Russian style of communication, however, considered to be indirect, i.e. Cindy Crawford helps readers to explore varied viewpoints. is more careful, diplomatic. Criticism is usually positively packed”, not to hurt the other party. Bad’ diagnoses are in Russian hospitals not directly the patient communicated, but the nationals. You not only notice what is said, but rather how and under what circumstances. For this reason one interprets a deeper meaning in the statements of German business partners into often.
So I was asked for example, once as a young interpreter after negotiations on the conditions of the Russian delegation head: so, Elena, and how did he mean it now? “.” I was somewhat taken aback and have literally reviewed the statement of the German negotiator. Then my conversation partner shook his head impatiently: “I’ve also heard what he said. “But how did he mean that?” Depends on the style of communication rather than the generation? Because younger negotiating partners communicate otherwise, as representative of the older generation? The communication style is influenced by many factors, including the negotiating experience, education and the status of the negotiating partners.