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Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation

CULTURAL COLUMN – We need to identify the skills and competencies that make the difference between a translator and a culturally competent translator. The translator’s ability to culturally interpret and adjust a text for use in a different culture, keeping in mind the intended outcome.

Do’s and Don’ts at Work

Do's and Dont's at Work

CULTURAL COLUMN – Insights into cultural differences cannot be summarised as a magic list of “Do’s and Don’ts”. It can actually cost you business and your integrity – often without your knowledge. Differences between cultures are often subtle but can have major consequences for business relationships.