News tagged with misunderstandings

US, Russia plan hotline to prevent cyber war: report

A hotline between the United States and Russia designed to defuse misunderstandings that could trigger a nuclear conflict will likely expand to cover the potential risk of a cyber war, The Washington Post reported Friday.

Apr 27, 2012
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What we mean when we ask for the milk

New research into the different ways that English and Polish people use language in everyday family situations can help members of each community to understand each other better and avoid cultural misunderstandings.

Feb 13, 2012
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Trust, clarity and openness in the workplace

In times of uncertainty employers should engage more openly with their staff and drop the jargon to improve communication and allow feedback, according to a paper in this month's International Journal of Productivity and Qu ...

Mar 02, 2011
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Let's get non-verbal, electronically

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have developed a suite of tools to add non-verbal cues to email, phone calls, chats and other channels of electronic communication. It is fascinating work, and the real-world applications ...

Apr 17, 2009
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