Communication at the International Workplaces: The Foreign Managers’ Perspective

  •  Adrian Tiong Weng    


In the last decade Vietnam experienced rapid economic growth. The fast growing economy in turn attracted large numbers of international companies and their managers to set up shop on its shores. This paper reviews the relevant literature and draws from interviews with experienced international managers in Ho Chi Minh City or HCMC to identify the issues they faced when communicating with the local employees at work. This paper highlights the importance of knowing and understanding the different perspectives on communication.

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