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Communication, Culture and Context: Best Practice for Working Internationally

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  03 December 2012

Abstract

A job with a global law firm can involve meeting or working alongside colleagues from many different countries. In order to communicate effectively, we need to be aware of the different norms within which we work. Sara Batts, Jas Breslin and Susanna Winter, who together have many years’ experience working internationally, discuss three key areas which can help enhance our interactions with our counterparts overseas.

Type
Selected Papers Delivered at the BIALL Conference
Copyright
Copyright © The Author(s) 2012. Published by British and Irish Association of Law Librarians

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