Communication Theory
HCS 220
May 24, 2010

Gender and culture comes with many differences when it comes to communication. Gender and cultural differences can impact an organization in several different ways. Usually when you work at a certain job there are many people with different ethnicities which means that there will most likely be people from different cultures. When working for a company, communication is one of the keys to having a successful company, and since there may be large groups or small groups of people at a particular job, which could mean that it is possible to have someone of a different gender or culture.
When working at a job, it is important to have great communication with your co-workers, because again that is a great asset to have a successful company. It is also good to be aware and be respectful to people of a different gender. I believe one of the reasons why it is important to be respectful to others of a different gender on a job is because there can be a lot of gender discrimination, and that is one issue that needs to be avoided in the workplace. According to, “gender or sex discrimination in the United States has a long tradition, partaking of a much wider phenomenon of discrimination against women that is both ancient and global”. Therefore, making sure that communication is properly used and there aren’t any problems amongst genders would help out any company and settle any differences.
Cultural difference is also another topic that can be really difficult to communicate in the workplace. Many workplace relationship challenges stem from the differences in a way I believe that cultural differences are most often difficult to communicate with other, because most people consider it to be a very touchy subject. Some people are easily offended about anything dealing with their culture or simply by anything mentioned about their culture. In the workplace it is very important to have great...